Welcome to Honey Run Apiaries.   Please forgive the mess as we are completely redoing our website to make it easier to maintain and expand.    It is the off season now for beekeeping so it’s an opportune time to upgrade the website.   Please let us know of any broken links you may find or if you think we missed including something important.  In the mean time, here are some of the important  pages from the old site:

Our Store : Beekeeping equipment and honey

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Digital Moisture Testing for Honey at Half the Price?

Currently a beekeeper has two choices for testing the moisture content other than guessing.   Use a traditional manual refractometer and estimate the exact percentage or use a more accurate, fast digital refractometer at a cost of $300-$450.   This may change soon with the introduction of a small handheld spectral analyzer.   It’s based on near-IR …

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Drones!

It was a very pleasant day, a bit windy but sunny and in the mid 60′s.  Plenty warm enough to do some quick hive inspections and another round of grafting.  This is the latest in the season it’s been in 10 years before I’ve seen adult drones in the hives.   Not a great number yet, …

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