Let’s face it. Beekeeping is hard.It’s difficult trying to keep your bees alive, healthy, and producing at the rate you want. The uncertainties brought about with each season don’t really help things either. Top that off with exotic diseases, weather challenges, increasing costs, rising thefts & vandalism, etc. and you’ve

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Despite it being the slow season for beekeeping, a lot has been happening here at Bear Country Bees over the past several months.Hot on the heels of our most recent update, we’ve got another exciting change to our website: a brand new contact page complete with incredible new features.But that’s

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We’ve got some exciting updates we’re making to our website to give you a cleaner, updated, and more user-friendly experience across our most popular programs. I can’t wait to tell you more about the changes so let’s dive right in. Why We’ve Made These Updates Before we outline the specific

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One of the most common tools that beekeepers use is a smoker (often called a bee smoker). If you haven't seen a smoker before, this is what common models look like: The idea behind the smoker is that using it should help calm the honey bees down allowing the beekeeper

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​We get many questions from our customers each season across just about every range of beekeeping & honey bee related topics imaginable. However, there is one particular question that stands out as being asked more often than most: ​Why can’t you ship bee packages & nucs directly to me? ​In

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