Tag: varroa mite resistance

Deformed Wing Virus

Deformed Wing Virus - Honey Bee

Even though DWV is incurable, beekeepers can deploy preventative measures – learning to recognize the virus and best management practices can help your colony recover.

Varroa Management Through Screened Bottom Boards

The theory behind this method is to allow the mites that fall off of their host bees to fall through the mesh and out of the hive. 

Genetic Selection for Better Bees

In a world where antibiotics are always the answer, there have been great strides in breeding programs working to promote better bees through selected genetics.