Reclaim Plastic Queen Cups

Reclaim Plastic Queen Cups

The Idea Want to reclaim and reuse those plastic queen cups? It’s easy. Just use melted beeswax as a cleaning solvent. The Details You’ll need: clean, pesticide free beeswax a pot to melt the beeswax in a strainer that fits freely inside the pot a clean working surface The beeswax must be as uncontaminated as possible. And that includes any beekeeping miticides, like fulvalinate, and especially […]

Crithidia Mellificae

Crithidia Mellificae

New Research indicates Crithidia mellificae is a factor for Colony Collapse Disorder or CCD. Our analyses demonstrate that, in addition to Varroa destructor, the presence of the trypanosomatid parasite Crithidia mellificae and the microsporidian parasite Nosema ceranae in summer are also predictive markers of winter mortality, with a negative synergy being observed between the two in terms of their effects on colony mortality. Furthermore, we […]

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