What's the buzz with Baker's bees? Colonies swarm in Sumter during unusual time of year

BY BRUCE MILLS
bruce@theitem.com
Posted 1/20/21

In an oddity of nature, two bee colonies maintained by Nat Bradford and Ralph Baker on Bradford Family Farm on DuBose Siding Road sent out reproductive swarms on Monday about noon.

That's right. In mid-January; not in the spring, as would be …

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