Beekeeping Workshop: Monitoring and Treating for Varroa Mites – November 12, 9 AM – Noon

$35.00

Learning to monitor varroa mite levels and treating when needed is a vital skill to learn in maintaining healthy bee colonies.

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We are excited to offer a new series of beekeeping workshops geared towards beginner to intermediate beekeepers. With over 15 years of experience keeping bees in the Tampa Bay area, Josh Harris of Queen & Colony Bee Co. will demonstrate the ins and outs of
how he keeps his apiaries healthy and growing. These workshops are highly focused on specific skills in the apiary that will make for better beekeepers and healthier bees. Learning to monitor
varroa mite levels and treating when needed is a vital skill to learn in maintaining healthy bee colonies.

This hands-on training will cover the following topics related to varroa mite control.

• Knowing the Dangers Mites Pose
• Monitoring Mite Levels (Sugar Shake vs. Alcohol Wash)
• Cultural Controls (Mite resistant bee stock)
• Mechanical Controls (Drone Brood Removal, Brood Breaks, Screened Bottom Boards)
• Soft Chemical Controls (Formic Acid, Oxalic Acid, Thymol, Hops beta acids)
• Hard Chemical Controls (Amitraz)
• Treatment Applications
• Having a mite control plan that works for your apiary

When: Saturday, November 12 from 9 a.m. – Noon

Where: Great Bay Apiary 9701 28th Street N., St Petersburg, FL 33716.

Located off of 28th Street N. Enter the south driveway marked “ALL DELIVERIES” and immediately thru the gate to
the right and drive SLOWLY out to the apiary.

Cost: $35

What to bring: Preferred bee protective gear (bee suit, jacket, veil, gloves, etc.); Hive tool; Water; Notebook

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