WV Farm Bureau Magazine July 2015 - Page 11

F or nearly three decades William Barbe has had a love affair with bees. He started working with honeybees in 1988 as a hobby. That hobby has since turned into a family business operated by Barbe, his son William Jr., and daughter-in-law Annette. Barbes’ operation has over 800 beehives with approximately 75,000 bees [