Harvesting Honey from a Top Bar Hive

by Corwin Bell September 08, 2017 7 min read

It's nearing fall and your hive is full of beautiful combs. The number one question everyone wants to know: How much honey do I harvest and when?  We have a very different idea about the needs of a colony during the winter months. Typically beekeepers harvest in the fall and often feed the bees back sugar water to replace the honey. Obviously the sugar water would have to be evaporated and all that moisture will chill the bees.
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