Add your name to the swarm list!
It is time to purge last year’s list and update the swarm list for this year. We do this every year so that each member who wants to collect swarms gets a chance to be on the list. Please complete the swarm application form. Names will be added in the order that the completed forms are received.
Three Rivers Beekeepers are club Grand Champions at the state fair!
Many entered individual and club events. Congratulations to all who entered!
NEW BEEKEEPER APIARY DAY!
It was a beautiful day for some of the participants from the spring beginning beekeeping class to get some hands on experience in the apiary.
New Varroa Mite Treatment Document Released
As most beekeepers know, the Varroa mite continues to be the most serious threat to honeybee populations in the United States and most of the world. The Honey Bee Health Coalition has just released “Tools for Varroa Management – A Guide to Effective Varroa Sampling & Control”. Drafted under the direction of University of Delaware Professor Dewey M. Caron, this 24-page document draws on the expertise of a variety of industry leaders, and provides comprehensive information on diagnosis and treatment options for this ubiquitous pest. The full guide can be accessed by clicking here.