Category: API of the month

API of the month

This month in your API blog of the month, we’re going to talk about beeswax, an important material in the beehive. The beekeeper gathers it to be processed during the autumn, when the season is quieter.

The wax lids recovered from the frames during uncapping will be used to make honeycomb-textured beeswax sheets. Did you know that on average, our bees need to produce 8 kg of honey to make 1 kg of wax?

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API of the Month

This month in your API blog of the month the focus is on hive insulation. When the temperature drops considerably and the rain sets in in our areas, we need to prepare our bees for winter.

Choosing a feeder is not always easy. We’ll take a look at the different models on the beekeeping market. Did you know a hive needs 12 to 15 kg of food (honey or supplement) to get through the winter?

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API of the Month

This month in your API blog of the month, propolis (or bee glue as it is sometimes known) will be in the spotlight. But do you really know about this beehive product?

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API of the Month

This month in your API blog of the month, we shall focus on harvesting honey through the different stages from the super to the honeypot: brushing, uncapping, label standards, etc. This year, many of you will be starting your first harvest. In two years, there have been almost 20,000 new amateur beekeepers in the country!

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API of the month

The season’s almost over and it’s time to prepare for the next one. This month in your API blog of the month, we talk about the level of reserves, which is changing with the beautiful blooms coming out, then we’ll analyse the size of our bee populations as autumn approaches, before ending on a completely different topic: introducing queens.

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API of the month

A lacklustre mid-season after a very fast start…

In your API of the month we talk about this slowdown, as well as wild bees and alfalfa honey…

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API of the Month

The season has started at full throttle! Your API blog provides all my tips on harvesting supers. We’ll also tell you about the beehives installed for the API brand in collaboration with our services.

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API of the Month

There is nothing better for any beekeeper than seeing their bees’ activity pick up again! On your API blog this time, I shall give you all my tips on how to place the rise and queen excluder and harvest the propolis (or bee glue as it is sometimes known).

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API of the Month

This month is a transition period for bees. Winter is coming to an end and spring is giving us a fresh start. On the agenda in your API blog: all my tips on how to start the season.

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API of the Month

This month, the spotlight is on honey given the festival of Candlemas 😊. An excuse to eat pancakes with some good honey all month long! But honey is not the subject of your API blog this month. In a change of subject, I want to tell you about the smoker: an essential tool for all your visits to the beehive. We can never have too much information about it!

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