Month: November 2013

Reclaim Plastic Queen Cups

Reclaim Plastic Queen Cups

Want to reclaim and reuse plastic queen cups? It’s easy. Just use melted beeswax as a cleaning solvent. 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 […]

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 […]