Integrated Pest Management

Humble Bee Inc.

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This one day course is all about how to manage pests and diseases in you honeybee colonies. Primarily focusing on the management of the varroa mite, we will discuss a variety of options to manage these destructive pests including;

  • organic vs. synthetic miticides
  • essential equipment
  • how to incorporate mite control into all of your management practices throughout the season

We will also discuss

  • Wax Moth and Small Hive Beetle 
  • best practices to prevent the spread of common bacterial and fungal diseases
  • how to diagnose common brood diseases, and how to treat them

This course consists of classroom instruction and 2 sessions in the beeyard.  

Course offered at the Cotton Factory in Hamilton, Ontario, from 10:00am to 4:00pm . Minimum of 5 participants, maximum of 12.  Additional dates will be added as required.