Spring has sprung, and it is time for beekeepers to spring into action to ensure a good season.
Early spring inspections
Is there a laying queen?
Is there … Read More
chalkbrood, hive management, honey, queen bees, spring, supplementary feeding, swarming
Breeding, Managing your hives, Nutrition, Pests and diseases
The fungus Ascosphaera apis causes chalkbrood disease in honey bees. The disease occurs in honey bee larvae fed fungal spores by nurse bees. The spores … Read More
barrier management, chalkbrood, hive management, spring
Managing your hives, Nutrition, Pests and diseases
There are two species of wax moth in Australia. These are the greater wax moth Galleria mellonella and the lesser wax moth Achroia grisella. Both … Read More
comb storage, spring, summer, wax moth
Managing your hives, Pests and diseases