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