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Varroa Mites...yikes!
Varroa Mites...yikes!

Varroa Mites...yikes!

Ashe County beekeepers are cautioned that the varroa mite infestation has started and everyone needsto be vigilant taking mite counts to see what kind of IPM is needed....and be deciding when to do it. Word from off the mountain form an experienced beekeeper is that they were plowing through many hives!!!

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!"

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Important Information during times of scarce resources...

FEED, FEED, FEED

Open the below link for some comments related to the current situation where there is a dearth of food sources for bees in Ashe County.

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Using RSS with Chrome Essential Add-In

Using RSS with Chrome

Essential Add-In

* Ashe County Beekeepers Association members who use Chrome as their default web browser may be frustrated when the RSS link on the News and Events page doesn't yield the intended results.

* Click on the below link for a "fix" which our web host, Ric Kolseth has recommended to enable you to fully utilize the RSS link.

Click here:

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Supplemental Feeding Recipes

March 11, 2022

ACBA member and master beekeeper Jim Rash sent the following Supplemental feeding recipes to help association members in providing nutrition as our beekeeping season begins in earnest.

Open Recipes here, with the link above, or by selecting the download file below.

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2022 supplemental feed recipes (docx 17.4 Kb)

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Blind Beekeeper Story

October 4, 2019

Read the incredible, and inspirational, story about a California woman who lost her sight but is a beekeeper in an article published by KQED news.

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The Honey Hole Beekeeping Calendar for the NC Mountains

September 12, 2019

The attached document is the PowerPoint presentation by Jim Rash and Shelly Felder about beekeeping in North Carolina from the September ACBA regular meeting.

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Bears and Beehives in North Carolina

North Carolina Animal Damage Control Manual

Open the below document that was published in the North Carolina Animal Damage Control Manual and includes a good description of the conflicts between bees and bears in North Carolina...enjoy!

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ncadc bear-1 (pdf 467.7 Kb)

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