From the Blog

Check your mite loads now!

It looks like the early spring and early build-up of colonies has lead to higher-than-average mite loads for the time of year in 2017. As I travel around the state and inspect colonies for WVDA, all the hives I have checked so far (using the alcohol wash method) have...

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Mite-Wash Cups

Folks have been asking about my mite-wash cups and how to make them. I'm glad of this because this is key to breeding queens, preparing for winter, pinpointing reasons for losses and a lot more. All this and a ton more is in the Basic Course (click here to find out...

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