How to do a Sugar Shake Mite Count – Video

In this video we show you How to do a Sugar Shake Mite Count, using a sugar shake jar and icing or powdered sugar. Monitoring your Varroa mites levels is very important to ensure you know if things are getting out of hand in your colonies and if you need to take some form of action or treatment.

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It’s Winter Time – Season Ending Show – KM109

This week we are talking about New Rules, Counterfeit, when Being copied is not necessarily the Best form of Flattery, the Sum of Sugar and Honey, and North land Numbers Stack up for Whanau. This is Episode One Hundred and Nine of our beekeeping podcast.

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What are the 3 basics to start Beekeeping? Part 2 – 5 Essential Beehive Components

What are the essential pieces of hive ware that make up a modern Langstroth beehive? Read Margaret’s great article on the five Essential Beehive Components you need to get started.

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Why should you keep Beekeeping Records with James Wilkes from Hive Tracks – KM106

This week we are talking to James Wilkes from North Carolina all about Bees and Hive Tracks. We discuss why keeping records of your inspections is a vital skill.

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Boundary Beekeeping Battles – KM107

This week we are talking about Proposed Manuka Rules and a new mite threat to look out for ( as if we haven’t got enough to lookout for !! ). This is Episode One Hundred and Seven of our beekeeping podcast.

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