The importance of providing supplemental feed at certain times is one of the topics that a beginning beekeeper has the most questions about. Since one of the times when supplemental feed is necessary is when package bees arrive in the early spring, the beginning beekeeper needs to be ready to feed their bees. This chapter discusses what kinds of feeders are available to use, what kind of feed to supply when to provide supplemental feed, and how to know if supplemental feed is necessary.
Please read chapter 3 as well as review the video or other material for this chapter. Please fill free to leave comments or ask questions. The test will be posted Wednesday the May 30th.