Monthly Archives: November 2016

Bee Mite Identification tool

New tools for bee mite identification, here’s the bee informed partnership post: https://beeinformed.org/2016/11/07/new-web-based-tool-for-fast-identification-of-bee-mites/ And a direct link: http://idtools.org/id/mites/beemites/index.php   Happy Mite Identification!    

Top Bar Hive Plans

http://www.wasatchbeekeepers.com/resources/top-bar-hive-plans-david-bench/   These plans from the Wasatch Beekeepers Association in Utah, by David Bench are extremely well drawn with clear dimensions and steps outlined right on the diagram.  They also take into account using standard sized lumber, and bars that match the length of Langstroth hives–a consideration that can prove very useful in a mixed… Read more »