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Introduction to Beekeeping 101 – This class was given on February 9, 2019 by the Northern Kentucky Beekeepers Association.  I gave a presentation on Honey Bee Pests and Diseases.  You can access the slides as well as the notes from that presentation here:

Honey Bee Pests and Diseases_KAckley

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How Marriedwithbees got started:  Back in 2017 I was not happy with my garden’s squash output.  I heard that gardeners who keep bee colonies can sometimes double or even triple their output thanks to increased pollination.  My husband has been fascinated by bees since he was a boy, so when I suggested that we look at getting a bee hive, he jumped in with both feet.  We started with two nucs in April 2018.  Our colonies grew, and we split our strongest colony to start a third in June 2018.  This blog is for newer beekeepers or non-beekeepers fascinated by bees.  We don’t have all the answers, but we are happy to share what we learn along the way.