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  1. Diseases and Pests
    I have two Langstroth hives in Maryland. I built two quilt boxes to help with humidity this winter, but I was concerned about how to prevent small hive beetles from hiding in the quilt box in the winter (or in the summer, should I use it then, versus a screened inner cover as ventilation). I...
  2. Equipment/Hardware
    I have bought a bottom board from Greenbeehives to combat the horrible hive beetles that we have had. It seems to be working great so I would like to retrofit my other screened bottom board to be similar. My problem is finding #6 mesh that is not prohibitively expensive. Does anyone have a...
  3. Where To Buy . . .
    I have searched all the big home improvement stores, tractor supply-ish type places for #8 hardware cloth to no avail. Does anyone know a good source?
  4. Top Bar & Horizontal Hive Forum
    Using hardware cloth to attach comb to top bars seems like a good method, but will not the galvanizing, or other metal, of the material react with the honey? Or, is the hardware cloth removed after the bees attach the comb, but before any honey is deposited? Is contamination an issue with this...
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