Lesson 6.4 What to do about Varroa

You must first complete Lesson 1.3 Community Considerations before viewing this Lesson
Please sign up for the course before starting the lesson.

It is hoped that your newly purchased colonies would not have a varroa issue in its first year. However, it is possible for packages and nucs to start out with enough varroa to cause problems in the first year. This lesson will cover options for what to do about varroa mites. Prevention: “An ounce of prevention […]

Back to: Basic Beekeeping > Module 6: Honey Bee Predators, Pests, Pathogens, Poisons, and Other Problems, and Practical Prevention Practices