A simple compound microscope can help identify pollen, mites and infections. Other applications are viewing the basic anatomy of the honey bee and for the more advanced, artificial insemination.
Italian Package Honey Bees 2017
February 2, 2017 Charlo, New Brunswick, Canada in 2017 FMI
Beekeeping in Maine
I have been beekeeping since the 70's and through that time have had many great learning experiences.
Beekeeping is something I truly enjoy so when I decided to make a web site my goal was share some of my knowledge. I hope you find the pages on this site useful. Beekeeping has become a popular hobby in my area as with all over the county.
- Check weight of hive and add candy board as needed
- Wrap hives if necessary in your area
- Have an auger-hole in the top box for cleansing flights
- Use mouse guards
- Check for Nosema if symptomatic - Microscopy class
- Wind protection
- Join a bee club
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