Mite-A-Thon Inspections with State Apiarist Tammy Horn Potter

Bernheim Entrance Clermont

Varroa mites are currently beekeeper's #1 enemy.  They feed on the fat of honey bees and vector viruses.  In order to accurately assess the varroa mite population, beekeepers need to routinely sample their colonies.  Tammy Horn Potter, KY State Apiarist, will lead two sessions on how to do a sample of a honey bee colony […]

Mite-A-Thon Inspections with State Apiarist Tammy Horn Potter Session 2

Bernheim Entrance Clermont

Varroa mites are currently beekeeper's #1 enemy.  They feed on the fat of honey bees and vector viruses.  In order to accurately assess the varroa mite population, beekeepers need to routinely sample their colonies.  Tammy Horn Potter, KY State Apiarist, will lead two sessions on how to do a sample of a honey bee colony […]