Re: The Scourge of Varroa?
"Every time you allow drones or swarms to issue from a colony that owes its survival to a miticide application, you're hindering the natural process of evolution towards mite resistant bees."
Originally Posted by Rader Sidetrack
How do you not "hinder the natural process of evolution ..." unless you don't allow drones to issue from your treated hives, ie confine them, or swarms to issue from your treated hives, or stop treating?
Maybe I am not sharp enough to understand what he really meant.
"Beekeeping. It's a journey, not a destination." Mark Berninghausen