Welcome aboard to the best little (and friendliest) bee forum to bee found. Lots of great folks here and questions usually get answered quickly.
Timely advice is usually the most helpful (it has been for me :mrgreen: )
Well, like I posted separately, my first hive, which are carnolians, are doing well. I'll be inspecting them tomorrow and hopefully putting on my first super soon. They are sure a lot different now than when I hived that package at the end of April; so much more going on.
What a jolt I had when I seen your name. I know a couple here in NC, who have been friends many years. They are Mike and Jill Rice. They don't keep bees. I couldn't figure why they had joined the forum.
Welcome and I'm glad we have your location, as that cleared it up for me.
You have to be good people, cause they sure are. Glad to have you.
I too, am a newbee-in north central Ohio, about 15 miles north of Mansfield. I'm learning lots from this forum, and hope to see more posts from another buckeye. This is a great place to have your questions answered. Good luck.