The Boise State Bee Team continued their work alongside Dr. Brandon Hopkins and his amazing research team at Washington State University. We were first tasked with finding queens in colonies and marking them. This step was very important because it allowed us to the take frames of worker “nurse bees” and remove them from the […]

The Boise State Bee Team is at it again. School is out and it’s now vacation time – “edu-vacation” time, that is. The Bee Team took an educational vacation up to the Palouse region of Northern Idaho and Eastern Washington to visit Washington State University’s amazing beekeeping research program. We were so impressed and appreciative […]

Spring is around the corner and that means one thing, CHICK DAYS at D&B Supply. Your favorite store receives several breeds of chickens and other poultry every week, during this time. Each store gets its own, unique collection of chicks. So, if you are looking for specific breeds, check the lists from other D&B stores, […]

Never mind that it’s February and 32-degrees outside. The sun is shining! Just the blue sky and the winter garden bathed in direct sunlight can make any of us long for Spring and the start of the growing season. For now though, many of us can get our “fix” by preparing for the coming season. […]

Even on a lunch break, our employees live the country lifestyle. Lynda Linquist works at our Boise Overland store and had quite the story to share. I have a commercial heard of about 100 meat goats on 40 acres just up the road from the Boise Overland D&B. Last year while they were kidding, before […]

Our edu-vacation to Oregon State University’s Honey Bee Research Lab eventually lead us to the actual science labs where graduate assistants are diligently working to collect useful data for unique projects, lead by a very intelligent man, Ramesh Sagili. One of the fascinating projects involved a set of observation hives. These are indoor hives with […]