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  1. Diseases and Pests
    When I lived in the north I didn't even know what SHBs were. After moving to South Carolina I became acquainted with these evil, hive destroying creatures. As far as pests go the small hive beetle is my worst nightmare. As I've mentioned before I have Minnesota Hybrids and haven't treated for...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    I keep my hives in a wooded area that received dappled sunlight. I'm in the Baltimore, MD area and we have had quite a rainy July for the area. I am unable to move my hives to a sunnier area at this time. I had 2 hives - Hive A & Hive B. I had received my nucs in April & both hives struggled...
  3. Bee Forum
    I am a new beekeeper, started this spring with 4 hives. The literature I read didn't adequately capture the scope of SHB's ability to access a hive so I have been making adjustments. I started by installing beetle barns but they were only catching 1 or 2 before being sealed up by the bees. I...
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