pests and diseases, Useful Information, workshop / conference

Cranbrook Workshop March 2nd

Lance Cuthill of the East Kootenay Beekeepers asked me to post this notice of their upcoming workshop. I have heard that seats are filling up fast, so register soon if you are interested. ************* BETTER YOUR BEEKEEPING *************** KOOTENAY & BOUNDARY FARM ADVISORS WORKSHOP *****************************************************    INFORMATION:   Saturday, March 2, 2019                 Eagles Hall –… Continue reading Cranbrook Workshop March 2nd

pests and diseases, Useful Information, Varroa

Werner Gysi’s Modified Method

Werner Gysi’s modified springtime method of; Swarm Control, Varroa Control, and Queen Replacement: He calls it SMC, sustainable mite control (everyone has to have a three letter acronym!) Timing: is when the dandelions are in full bloom. This will vary from one beekeeper to another due to the microclimates of the bee yard locations. Dandelion… Continue reading Werner Gysi’s Modified Method