Northeast Alabama Beekeeper's Association
THE BUZZ--DETAILED DISCUSSIONS
PESTS and DISEASES
Watch out for The Dreaded Small Hive Beetle!
Club will be conducting individual tests on managing these creatures! Stay tuned for more results and ongoing research into pest management.
Last Discussed HB and Veroa Treatment:
Formic acid reduced to 47.5% with water
[per hive approximately 3-6 oz/10.5cc--
depending upon your number of active frames]
Honey Bee Healthy [3 oz]
Fume Board Application in 70 degree weather for approximately 24 hours in a relatively closed hive.
For more details, see Roy Jones and Julian Thornton