Varroa mites and depression

From 40 beehives down to 10. What happened? Here’s the brief story of how important Varroa mite treatments are. An accidental experiment I really pride myself on consistently increasing my hive count when most beekeepers in my area seem to be losing 50-100% of their hives each year. But last year, I joined their ranks….

Don’t lose your beehives to Varroa mite

Beekeepery is unique in that it has a HUGE learning curve. Meaning, it takes years of trial and failure until you halfway know what you’re doing. And it’s no fault of our own, no no. There’s just too many blasted pests and diseases knocking on the hive entrance and blowing their house down! By the…