Healthy Bees

Bee Predators: Mites, Beetles and …Woodpeckers?

July 31, 2012 | Healthy Bees

By Camilla Bee, Editor I’ve had many low days in beekeeping—like my annual March discovery of how many hives didn’t overwinter, spotting a swarm (probably “my” bees) near my apiary but impossible to retrieve, and finding wax moth damage in a hive that before my vacation was seemingly going strong. Read more >

The Drought & Honeybees

July 31, 2012 | Healthy Bees

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DO’s & Don’ts for Hive Beetle Issues

July 31, 2012 | Healthy Bees

From the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Do’s maintain healthy, strong colonies to promote high bee-to-comb ratio monitor colonies for beetle infestation levels trap beetles using one or more of the trapping devices presently marketed physically kill or remove beetles when inspecting a colony, Read more >

Small Hive Beetle (Aethina tumida)

June 29, 2012 | Healthy Bees

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