Beekeeping

Beekeeping Hints – Fueling your smoker – Save money! Go natural!

Beekeeping Hints – Fueling your smoker – Save money! Go natural! OK, I get all the mass mailings of all the same beekeeper supply houses and vendors that most of you do. Some of times I just flip through some of the pages and shake my heads at what people will buy, and much more […]

Beekeeping

Beekeeping Hints – Controlling Small Hive Beetles with Diatomaceouse Earth – DTE

  Beekeeping Hints – Controlling Small Hive Beetles with Diatomaceouse Earth – DTE   For old time gardeners and beekeepers, the use of diatomaceouse earth(DTE) is an old and well used tool when it comes to trying to get a handle on unwanted pests.   For the beekeeper fighting small hive beetles(SHB), DTE is used […]

Beekeeping

Beekeeping Hints – Controlling small hive beetles with Beetle Blasters

Beekeeping Hints – Controlling small hive beetles with Beetle Blasters One of the many and perhaps most annoying pests we beekeepers have to contend with is the small hive beetle.  Frankly, you can’t get rid of them, probably second only to mite issues, they’re at the top of the list of parasitic arthropods that beekeepers […]

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