16 11, 2020

Oxalic Acid Treatment

2020-12-07T20:11:23-06:00November 16th, 2020|Tips for Beekeepers|0 Comments

As we prepare our hives for winter, don't forget to treat one last time for mites.  At our November club meeting "Oxalic Acid Treatment" will be one of the topics. Here are some key points about Oxalic [...]

1 11, 2020

Mouse Guards

2020-11-01T10:29:16-06:00November 1st, 2020|Tips for Beekeepers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beekeepers in many areas of the country, including Southeastern Missouri, struggle with controlling mice in the apiary.  The hive is a nice, sheltered, relatively warm area for them to seek refuge from the cold and wet during [...]

11 10, 2020

Double Screen Board

2020-10-11T10:26:47-05:00October 11th, 2020|Tips for Beekeepers|0 Comments

As fall approaches and you start compiling your list of bee equipment you “need” to buy for next year, consider acquiring a double screen board.   A double screen board, also known as a Snelgrove board (Leonard Snelgrove [...]