Archive for the 'Diseases & Pests' Category

Small Hive Beetles:Effective & Efficient Traps

Let’s hear about your experiences with the various methods for treating SHB.  Tell us which one’s you think work and which don’t.

Varroa Mite treament: Food grade mineral oil (FGMO) applied with an insect fogger

Ok, a few days ago a Georgia State Apiary inspector recommended the use of FGMO applied with an insect fogger for treatment of varroa mites. He was very optimistic about it. So I went out, spent about $75 (to include the mineral oil at Walmart) on a insect fogger from Lowes. I must admit it […]