Carolyn Breece

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Content by Carolyn Breece

Sampling for Varroa Mites

Left unchecked, varroa mites can severely damage the colony and lead to collapse. Visual inspection of honey bee adults is not a reliable way to monitor for varroa. This video demonstrates two methods for sampling a colony for varroa mites: the alcohol wash and the powdered sugar shake.

By Carolyn Breece, | Video

Protecting Honey Bees from Yellowjacket Wasps

This publication gives beekeepers a brief overview of yellowjacket wasps, a common threat to honey bee colonies. Included are details about yellowjacket identification, life cycle, and behavior. It also offers recommendations for controlling and preventing attacks, while affirming the important role...

By Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | OSU Extension Catalog

Small Hive Beetle identification card

The small hive beetle is an invasive and damaging pest of honey bee colonies. This card will help people identify the beetle and distinguish it and its larvae from similar-looking beetles and larvae.

By Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | OSU Extension Catalog

Sampling for Varroa Mites from a Honey Bee Brood Nest

Knowing the levels of Varroa mites in your apiary and understanding the effects of their presence will enable you to make an educated decision on your treatment plan. This video demonstrates two methods for sampling a colony for varroa mites: the alcohol wash and the powdered sugar shake.

By Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | OSU Extension Catalog

Nosema Analysis in Honey Bees

Knowing the levels of Nosema in your apiary and understanding the effects of its presence will enable you to make an educated decision on your treatment plan. In this video, we demonstrate how to process a sample of honey bees for microscopic diagnosis of Nosema for both presence/absence and spore...

By Ramesh Sagili, Carolyn Breece | OSU Extension Catalog

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