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Hive Splitting: Growing Our Honeybees

To make more honey you don't need more bees, you need more hives. It's time to get out our hive tool and split the colonies.

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Rogue Farms Beekeeping 101: The Swarm

Swarming season is here. We say relax and enjoy it. It's good times for honeybees. Here's what you need to know.

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How To Grow Your Own Bees

Backyard beekeeping is now one of the fastest growing hobbies in the country, and more and more cities and towns are letting people grow their own bees. But doing it right requires some knowledge and the right set of tools. We're here to help you get started.

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Welcome Back Honeybees

That buzz you hear on the drive into Rogue Farms is the sound of our 7,140,289 honeybees back from their working vacation.

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The First Signs Of Beer

We took a stroll through our hopyard this morning and look at what we found!

The first bines of the season are emerging from the soil. They’re so tiny, about the size of a bottle cap, we almost didn’t see them.

A new bine pokes through the dirt in the 42-acre hopyard at Rogue Farms.

A new bine pokes through the dirt in the 42-acre hopyard at Rogue Farms.

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Rogue Farms, In Pictures

As much as we love sharing the story of Rogue Farms, and our grow your own, craft it yourself way of doing things – we especially appreciate it when others share it too.

Take a look at what Craft Brewing Business did with the pictures from our Winter Crop Report. They created a beautiful photo essay showing the highlights of what we’ve done over the past months to grow our beers, spirits, ciders and sodas. Click on the image below to view the full story.

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Our Bees Are Media Stars

Bees To CA 5When we last checked in with the Rogue Farms honeybees, they were shipping out south to spend the winter pollinating an almond orchard near Tracy, California.

Much to our surprise, their story caught the attention of the Oregon Beer Growler, which wanted to know why we’d go to so much trouble for our bees.

Here’s what they discovered.

“The journey across state lines and back again may sound like one big endeavor for a bunch of bees, but their contribution to the flavor of beer and the health of the environment in general is truly greater than their physical size.” -Oregon Beer Growler.

Click on the image to read the February issue online and see what’s happening in Oregon’s beer scene. Then head to page 18 to read about our honeybees.

Beer Growler

The Whiskey Wash

Covering great whiskies one bottle at a time

Bob Bolden

Taste, Learn, and Enjoy!

Whiskey And Whisky For The Everyday Man

Dedicated to Whisk(e)y in all of its forms

westmeathwhiskeyworld

The World of Whiskey from Westmeath

sixstatesabbatical

New England: Brews, Food, & the Occasional Hike

@ beer affair

A love affair with beer based in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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