All the “buzzing” around town

David Crawford, a local beekeeper, inspects one of his 60 hives. Crawford is checking in on the health of his beehives near Circleville. Headed into winter queen health is important as is checking to make sure the hive is treated for Verroa mites that destroy beehives. Crawford is a member of the Scioto Valley Beekeepers Association, a group dedicated to assisting current and future beekeepers in Pickaway County and surrounding areas. The Association is always looking for new members.