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How Do I Get Rid of Yellow Jackets in My Beehive?

Add to Favorites Jacinta Mattsen Hartwig writes: I had yellow jackets move into my new hive, how do I get rid of them and reuse my hive. There were no …

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Are Russian Honey Bees More Resistant to Varroa and Tracheal Mites?
May 14, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Ask the Expert: Are Russian honey bees more resistant to varroa and tracheal mites?  There is some research suggesting Russian honey bees are somewhat resistant to varroa …

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OAV Varroa Mite Treatment: Ask the Expert!
May 3, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Josh Vaisman replies to questions from his article: How to Treat Varroa Mites with Oxalic Acid Vaporizer (OAV) “knockdown” treatment: Jim writes:I loved your article on monthly …

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Should You Feed Native Bees?

Add to Favorites Do you know if the sugar water will work for wild bees as well? I haven’t undertaken starting my own hive, but I usually have quite a …

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What’s Safe to Use in Your Smoker?
March 5, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites H.J.M. writes: Is it safe to use the wood pellets for a Pellet grill in your bee smoker? +++++++ That’s a great question, H.J.M.! The simple answer …

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