A recently published study conducted in 10 apiaries in the Eure department in the summer/autumn of 2019 compared the effectiveness and selectiveness of three Asian hornet (Vespa velutina) trapping devices commonly used by beekeepers.
An article wrote by Phil Craft, beekeeper and retired Kentucky bee inspector, wanted to share his experience about swarming. Click to learn more about swarming season.
Anticipation builds… As the days become longer and warmer, our curiosity gets the best of us as beekeepers for that inevitable new season visit to the bee yard. Our mind flooded with questions – “Did they survive? Are they going strong?” and so much more.
Each year, several thousand of you use treatments to combat Varroa destructor. These treatments are based on different active substances (amitraz, oxalic acid, thymol, formic acid, tau-fluvalinate, etc.) and offer several methods of action and administration routes (rapid action, long action, contact, trickling, sublimation, etc.).