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Mites That Might Eat Mites

Last July, I heard though the grapevine that Stratiolaelaps scimitus, a predatory mite formally known as Hypoaspis, were available locally.  These little darlings eat mites, potentially varroa mites. (A side note: links to photograph sources are in text under the … Continue reading

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Winter Hive Preparation : First Steps

Our Brookfield Farm honey’s pulled, extracted, and on our market tables now. The honey table at our market booth Now the work begins to prepare the bees for winter.  Which arrived here suddenly.We went from a lovely warm summer to … Continue reading

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