Beekeeper Update: Springtime Activity!

Beekeeper Update: Springtime Activity!

For many farmers who deal with crops and animals, spring and summer are a busy time till harvest. For beekeepers around here, harvest of honey is early-mid July. The Natural Rhythm As we talked about before, splitting the hives always comes in spring, along with all...

Beekeeping Update: Splitting the Hive

I was raised on a working farm. So, the upswing of activity toward spring was like storm clouds in the west. You knew it was coming, and it could – and probably would be – rough. So I’m a beekeeper now, and the month of April was a harking back to...
Searching for the Truth in Labeling Honey

Searching for the Truth in Labeling Honey

Check out these informative articles from  Bee Culture magazine that feature Vaughn M. Bryant, PhD, who you may recall tested my honey for pollen counts. You can view the articles by clicking the following links: Meet Vaughn Bryant, Honey Sleuth Truth in Labeling: Why...

The Pollen Report

Gold Standard Honey will have available this year 4 single origin sourced honeys.  In addition to the Oklahoma Native Mixed Floral Honey we will have Texas Tallow, Wisconsin Mixed Floral Honey and North Dakota Canola. All 4 have their distinctive flavors and regional...