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Beekeeping 101

Best Varroa Mite Treatment (How To Choose)

Varroa mites are a nearly universal threat to the survival of your beehives. Some beekeepers try to operate without the use of chemicals (“treatment-free”). However, many use miticides designed to kill mites but not bees for varroa mitigation. With at least ten miticides available (and some with multiple delivery systems), how do you choose the

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I’m Melanie Howard. My husband, Jim, and I want to share with you everything we’ve learned about beekeeping since we started our hobby. Maybe the the ups and downs we’ve experienced can help you along the way.

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