Local beekeepers collecting swarms for free


It’s the time of year when bees begin to swarm.

Some Valley beekeepers remove unwanted swarms free of charge.

Brandi Majors of Mi Amor Farms says it’s a win-win situation, “People call us. We go collect them.  People ask us all the time, what do you do with the bees?  This is what we do with them.  We put them to work. … In return they make honey that we sell.  It’s a win-win.”

Bees play an important role in Valley agriculture by helping pollinate crops.  Majors keeps many hives on farms.

“We’ll come out and pick them up free of charge. Please don’t spray them.  Bees are close to being on the endangered species list if we don’t start doing something about them now.”

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