Friday, January 28, 2011


Chitwood Family Farm is pleased to announce that Reece has accepted the position of smoker operator for the 2011 season. Reece spent the 2010 season observing dad's technique. He is exteamly excited to take on the new responsiblity. Reece will continue to report directly to dad. Please join us in congratulating Reece on his new position.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Winter Feeding of Bee Candy

I'm trying something new this winter for feeding bee candy. I'm using half sheet pans to hold my candy and a 1 1/2' spacer rim. The sheet holds around 8 pounds of sugar instead of 25 pounds for a traditional candy lid.

I'm hoping this new process works out. Its nice to be able to use spacers for more than just mite treatments. And I really like not having to build candy lids.