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Photos: Adam Foster Collins
Kate re-queens a brood factory using a push-in cage. Because successful brood factories require young prolific queens, most are requeened at the end of the season.
A yard full of strong, well-supered hives making some honey.
Mike and Bianca hoping for a little sun to warm up the fume boards.
Apples on the ground in the Sunderland yard. It’s time to get this honey off.
Mike Palmer waits for the fume boards to clear the supers.
Colonies look out over the flat farmland of the Northern Champlain Valley.
A newly accepted queen is freshly released from a push-in cage - Mike’s preferred method for queen introduction.
Mike waiting on a fume board; ready to pull supers and get them on the truck back to the honey house.