Saturday, February 15, 2020

Late February

Again another good write up on the Natures Blog.  The author is located in Stillwater, Minnesota; about 150 miles northwest of us, so his recommendations also apply to our area.

naturesnectar.blogspot.com/

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

ECWBA CLUB MEETING--February 15th

This Saturday is our regular club meeting.  It is being held at the Rushford Meadery and Winery outside of Omro.  Start time is 9:30AM.

Topics are:
     -Annual elections and other club business
     -Candle making
     -Nucs
     -Scheduling conflicts will prevent discussions about:  beeswax balms/soaps and making beeswax sandwich wraps

Sunday, February 9, 2020

February Update from Nature's Nectar blog

Follow the link to an article in the Nature's Nectar blog.  The author seems to like Saskatraz queens.  In my apiary they are faring slightly worse than Purdue Mite Biters.

naturesnectar.blogspot.com/

NEW WAY TO FIGHT VARROA AND DWV???

Here is a link to an interesting article on a potential way to fight varroa and deformed wing virus (DWV).

https://phys.org/news/2020-01-bacteria-bees-pests-pathogens.html