RESOURCES

VARROA MITES AND HIVE HEALTH

https://honeybeehealthcoalition.org/varroa/
https://beecare.bayer.com/lp-varroa
https://beecare.bayer.com/media-center/publications
https://beeinformed.org/

Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Honey Bee Diseases (Ben Sallmann and Rob Snyder), © 2014 Bee Informed Partnership, Inc.


Summary: 

Most newbies look at the bees, not at the brood. This field manual of ~40 pages has beautiful pictures of the diseases you should be looking for and provides background and treatments for the most common diseases you’ll encounter. The website shows some examples of the pictures. Available at many beekeeping supply companies.

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The Beekeeper’s Lament by Hannah Nordhaus

Tells the story of commercial beekeeping following John Miller of Miller Honey Farms.

What’s happening to our bees – my view on the honeybee situation.

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