Monthly Archives: July 2017

Alcohol wash to get a mite count in a beehive

Originally submitted by J. Morgan in 2013 Revised Jun. 17, 2017 by Karen Ferguson to provide the latest info on alcohol washes blessed by SIBA. When I lost what I considered my best hive over the winter of 2013, I sent a sample of these bees to the Beltsville bee lab. It came back with…
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