Re: Something needs to change - looking for suggestions
Pretty much, yes.
Originally Posted by rhaldridge
Before mites, there were abandoned apiaries that lasted till the equipment rotted away. Now, long as I control mites, my hives have virtually 100% survival regardless of the many other mistakes I make. Around these parts anyway, if a yard was treated but received no other management it would last.
44 years, been commercial, outfits up to 4000 hives, now 120 hives and 200 nucs as a hobby, selling bees. T (mostly).