Could the next NSBKA Zoom be about Varroa and treatment options?

  • Sparky-74
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30 Jul 2020 13:59 - 30 Jul 2020 14:00 #4 by Sparky-74

Just wondered if the next NSBKA Zoom event could be on the life cycle of Varroa and treatment methods both chemical and biological.

Alongside that, it'd be good to have a discussion about non-treatment and the research from Prof. Thomas Seeley ar Cornell University published in August's BeeCraft magazine (I don't have a copy) and an article I read in the July edition of BBKA News pgs.229-232 from treatment free keepers in Wales. Their data spans an area immediately adjacent to Shropshire.


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  • Joyce
08 Sep 2020 21:40 #5 by Joyce
Hi Marcus,
Thanks for this suggestion. We will arrange a talk about Varroa soon - and (apologies that we haven't replied before now) - we will monitor the forum more regularly in future.
Joyce Nisbet

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  • Alison49
09 Sep 2020 10:54 #6 by Alison49
Hi Marcus,
In addition to Joyce’s reply last night, you might be interested in the two recent BBKA News Special Editions:
Integrated Pest Management
Natural Varroa-Resistant Honey Bees
You can find them in the shop on the BBKA website.

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