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  1. Diseases and Pests
    I thought I would share with ya'll one of the steps I take in keeping varroa counts down. Years ago, I did the green drone frames/ freeze thing, and came to consider it a waste of hive resources. Then one day, I was reading some wise words written by Laurie, and saw how she cut her foundation...
  2. Beekeeping 101
    Yes, I'm a new guy that lost 4/5 of a NUC last weekend due to overheating. I waiting 5 pain staking days to check on my bees. Unfortunately, my queen apparantely didn't make it as I didn't see her, didn't see new eggs or larva, and did see 5 queen cells. I've got about 1 - 1/2 frames of bees...
  3. Treatment-Free Beekeeping
    hey all, as some of you may know, pierco makes a green drone comb frame for deep boxes to help with varroa control. my question: does anyone know if a similar product exists for medium boxes? thanks, beeme13