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Tools for Varroa Management

Guide from the Honey Bee Health Coalition

Greg Fariss, regional Apiary Inspector for Ashe County provided the below link with useful information on the control of Varroa mites.

In the guide, it is recommended that all beekeepers remain vigilant to detect high Varroa mite levels and be prepared to take timely action in order to reduce mite loads. Effective mite control will reduce colony losses and avoid potential spread of infectious disease among colonies.

Click here to open the guide:

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Joy Lewis' Essential Oils Information August 14, 2014

Joy Lewis' Essential Oils Information

August 14, 2014

* For those who were unable to attend the August meeting of the ACBA where Joy Lewis gave an informative presentation regarding the use of different essential oils - both for your bees and for yourself - the below, downloadable files are copies of the handout materials which Joy shared and also encouraged widespread dissemination for beekeepers in Ashe County and beyond!

* Here is a Facebook posting also from Joy with a web link for a resource she recommends...

* Enjoy!

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The threat from colony collapse NYT op-ed concerning the threat to bees, and to humans

The threat from colony collapse

NYT op-ed concerning the threat to bees, and to humans

Open the below op-ed article from the New York Times for another interesting take concerning the health and vitality of bees...

Click here:

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Regular Meeting Minutes

2017

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Regular Meeting Minutes

2016

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Regular Meeting Minutes

2015

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Regular Meeting Minutes

2014

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