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Jul 2018This 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 yellowjackets play in ecosystems.
Feb 2018This publication outlines guidelines for best practices for beekeeping in residential areas. It outlines the steps residential beekeepers can take to operate their bees in nuisance-free manner.
Jul 2016The 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.
Jun 2016Knowing 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.