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fall mite control

  1. Beekeeping 101
    Do fall swarms ever return to the originating hive? This colony has a very full deep and very full medium and the number of bees surprised me when I took a good look today. Wall to wall bees. I'm sure it's hard to track bees, but wanted to see if anyone had large population influxes before...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Hi Beek friends! I am a first year beekeeping in northeast Ohio. Since the spring, my bees have filled two lower deeps and a medium super with honey, pollen, brood.. everything they need to get through the winter. Late in the summer I added a shallow super to see if they could fill a box up...
  3. Diseases and Pests
    http://www.ca.uky.edu/entomology/entfacts/ef012.asp Control Menthol pellets can provide some control of tracheal mites. A perforated packet containing 2 oz. of menthol pellets is placed in each hive in the apiary where tracheal mites are found. The packet should be placed on the bottom board...
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