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  1. Diseases and Pests
    I did my first sugar Roll over the weekend and decided to treat my hive for the first time. Up to this point I had not seen any mites, zero, on my sticky board! The sugar roll however showed seven mites per 3/4 cup of bees. Given the temperatures here in Central PA are way over the 90F's...
  2. Diseases and Pests
    On August 25th I treated 3 of my hives with Hopguard 2. All hives are double deeps, so I put 2 trips per box, 4 per hive. Although instructions say to leave strips for 30 days their research says that by replacing strips after 10 days can get 97% reduction of mites. So with 24 strips I could...
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