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Army National Guard

Instructor Krispn Given training Army National Guard for beekeeping before they head to Afghanistan.

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Krispn with Army National Guards men and women.

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Krispn with Army National Guards men and women.

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Krispn lecture on "Bee Biology" to the guard.


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Krispn lecturing on "Bee Biology."


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Getting suits and veils on.

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Gearing up.


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Ready to inspect some colonies.

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Suited up.


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How to light a smoker.


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Discussion on how to light a smoker.

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Lighting a smoker.


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Krispn demonstrates the smoker.

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Student inspecting his first frame of bees.

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Starting hands on training.

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Looking at some nucs (small hives).

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Ready to move out to the colonies.

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Looking at honey production in super.

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Inspecting a frame of bees.

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Krispn discusses the use of nucs.

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Learning how to inspect the nucs.

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Opening a colony.

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Open five frame nuc box.



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Krispn demonstrates how to properly hold a frame.

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Krispn with frame.



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Krispn with a queen on the frame.

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Some drones on the frame.

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Incipient colony.


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Looking at more populous colonies.

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Students have a hand at manipulating the frames and inspecting.

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Learning the technique of removing frames.

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Krispn answering questions.

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Finding the queen bee.


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Looking at honey in the super.

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