Bee Health

Tackling Bee Health in Creston


In 2019, Honey Bee Zen Apiary in Creston BC tackled two Bee BC projects, Iotron Sterilization Transport and Mycological Extracts as A Treatment for Viruses in Honey Bees. Here's a summary of those projects: Iotron Sterilization Transport Summary The project involved organizing and collection beekeeping equipment in need of irradiation from beekeepers throughout [...]

Enhancing Bee Forage in the Boundary Area of BC


Content by: Liz Huxter and Cooperators: Deane Farms, Kettle River Farms and Morbella Farms Introduction The Boundary area of BC presently has little honey bee forage in late summer. The area is typically hot and arid in late July and August. In the past we have experienced the benefits [...]

Electronic Hive Monitoring in the Peace Region


BC Peace River region beekeepers, Dawson Creek to Fort St John Introduction Anywhere in the world, the foundation of bee health and beekeeping success is knowledge of the target blooming dates and production, for a bee colony’s nutrition and foraging opportunities. Without this target, the most well intentioned and resourced start-up will often [...]

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