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Invasive yellow-legged hornet spotted in U.S. for first time

An invasive hornet, the Yellow-legged Hornet, has been spotted near Savannah, GA and this is the first sighting of these hornets in the US. Please click the button below for more information and the Factsheet from UGA Dept. of Entomology.

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Beekeeping in Coweta County, Georgia: A Unique Journey.Timing is Everything: Nectar Flow in the Piedmont.
The main nectar flow has started in our region and will end early in mid-May. If your bees find nectar after mid-May, consider yourself lucky. Processing the nectar into honey will require time, resulting in some cells being capped in June. A hive scale will identify when nectar flows begin and end. My scale never indicated nectar foraging after May.

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