Monthly Archives: September 2010

Observing the hive bottom boards and sticky boards

Submitted by J. Morgan There's a lot of information that can be gained by taking a closer look at something we might usually disregard. Particularly, the boards on the bottom of our bee hive. Listen to me... I have screen bottom boards in the bottoms of my hives... so what am I talking about? Today, I paid another…
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Sugar dusting a bee hive for mite control

Submitted by J. Morgan   There's a lot of opinions and thoughts on sugar dusting and so on Thursday, September 16, 2010, we decided to address the topic. The associated video was our attempt to further explain and demonstrate the matter. Techniques and thoughts vary depending on who you ask or the area you are…
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