Tagged: pests

What’s Buzzing?

Every beekeeper knows that sound. And that sound can mean big trouble. If recognized early enough, a little smoke will confuse the bees and...

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...

Parasitic Fly Threatens Bees

There’s a new honeybee pest in North America. It’s a native A. borealis phorid fly who lays eggs inside honeybee workers. The larva change...

Oxalic Acid’s Sublethal Effects

Treating bees with oxalic acid damages honeybees. Peter Borst, at Bee-L, writes: Sublethal effects of oxalic acid on Apis mellifera are hardly investigated. However,...

Aftermath

Well here’s my beeyard after the malathion. First impression: bee flight almost absent no massive piles of dead bees ****** horses! Bees There was...

Oxalic Acid Dribbling

The Idea Dribbling oxalic is a non-contaminating, relatively safe, and cost effect varroa mite treatment. It is quick to apply and can be used...

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