Hi everyone, Call me Max. I've read a few postings and decided to join a couple weeks ago. I'm coming to you from central Nebraska and have had a single hive for a couple years. Bee keeping was more of an accident than an intention, for me, but I'm learning to love it. Why do anything if your heart's not in it, right? Providence has conspired to present me with the responsibility of an additional 10 hives this season so I decided having a support/resource group to fall back on might be a good idea. Although it's not my first season, this is the first time I'm taking it serious, so I'm chock-full of embarrassingly ignorant questions. I guess I should also mention my ignorance on any given subject has rarely stopped me from condescension at willâ€¦ so feel free to call B.S. anytime I lose control of good graces.