Category Archives: bees

Videos of Michael Bush presenting at Clifty Falls November 2013

Contributed by J. Morgan It was another rough season for many of us at SIBA with regards to keeping varroa mite populations knocked down to a safe number. Some in the club who have never treated before resorted to trying ApiVar for the first time. Others, such as myself are rolling the dice again seeing…
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Of Bugs, Blooms & Vittles: Honeybees heading into winter

By Chandra L. Mattingly One hive richer than in the winter of 2013, I'm hoping my honeybees will winter as well as last year. To recap this year, all three of my backyard beehives came through last winter with strong populations. Due to the drought, I'd fed honey cappings over the inner covers in September…
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