Tag Archives: varroa

Episode-188- Make My Own Screened Bottom Board Sheets

Tony Teolis/ June 3, 2013/ Honey Bees/ 0 comments

This episode shows how I make my mite drop count boards with corrugated plastic sheets I got online cheap from Signwarehouse.com. I had been looking for a long time for a cheap supply of co plastic sheets because just one from the beekeeping supply companies costs $5 (shipping not included). That’s ridiculous! From Signwarehouse I got 10, 24 inch by

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Diagnose Honey Bee Disease

Tony Teolis/ January 25, 2013/ Honey Bees/ 0 comments

The report is in from the USDA Beltsville bee research lab. Honey Bee Hive – A was apparently over run by the Varroa Destructor. I thought I had this parasite under control but I did not treat the hive with chemicals. I only did some occasional dusitng with powdered sugar. Obviously I was not doing it right or often enough. Especially as fall was

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