Re: 2012 Dieback Already?
Is that what you do JBJ? I don't. I determine whether my bees are in a good location by whetehr they thrive in a healthy manner and produce brood and surplus honey. That's why I don't keep very many colonies hee at home. The necassary forage is not available. I found this out by keeping bees on this location, not by analysis of fat bodies and vitelogenn. I don't know how one does such analysis.
On the other hand, technically you are probably correct, but realistically? Economically? Easily?
"Beekeeping. It's a journey, not a destination." Mark Berninghausen