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Mann Lake DC301 Hop Guard Varroa Mite Treatment Review

Mann Lake DC301 Hop Guard Varroa Mite Treatment

The Mann Lake DC301 Hop Guard Varroa Mite Treatment comes from a reputed beekeeping supplies company. Mann Lake has an impressive array of quality products for both beginner and professional beekeepers. This treatment utilizes natural forming compounds from hops (from the hop plant) to control Varroa mites in your beehive. It can be applied several times in a year and does not harm bees. In this review we'll discuss its usage and how effective it is.

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Mann Lake DC130 Para-Moth Wax Moth Control Review

Mann Lake DC130 Wax Moth Control

Beekeepers must be wary of a number of threats that may affect their honeybee colonies. Mann Lake has a solution for wax moths and other honeybee pests in the products they offer to beekeepers. The Mann Lake DC130 Para-Moth Wax Moth Control comes in a one pound canister that Mann Lake promises will clear your beehive boxes of wax moths. Let's check it out and see if it will live up this promise.

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How to Split a Hive

How to Split a Hive

Beekeeping comes with a number of maintenance and management activities that beekeepers have to carry out periodically. The frequency of carrying out these activities varies by necessity, and by preference of individual beekeepers. Splitting a hive is one of these activities. It is mostly done to prevent swarming. Beekeepers seeking …

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3 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day at Home and within Your Community

According to NASA, climate change is a very real problem that already is affecting the environment: “Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner.” We also are experiencing a loss of sea ice, an accelerated sea level rise, and longer, more intense heat waves. Fortunately, you can make some environmentally-friendly changes in your home and within your community to raise awareness about climate change and help stop it. Living like every day is Earth Day is a great way to start.

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How to Wire a Beehive Frame

Best Beehive Frame Wires

Wiring a beehive frame gives it strength and better support for wax comb. It prevents sagging and enables the frame and comb on it to endure honey extraction without breaking apart. This article shows you how to wire a beehive frame by yourself, using simple home and garden tools. Beekeepers should keep in mind that the purpose of wiring frames is not so much to hold comb in place, but rather to prevent it from sagging.

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