After an inspection of the hives Sunday, September 16, the Club members present decided to treat three of six hives with the next level of IPM treatment: ApiGuard. The treatment involves two work sessions at the hives, which should be quick and informative. All are welcome to attend, to see how to manage mites with this particular product.
The first treatment will take place on September 23, at 2pm at the Club hives. The second will happen two weeks later (October 7), same time, same place. Look for more information posted to the Club list.
Three of the hives will not receive treatment. Two had very low levels of mites, and one re-queened within the past week (theoretically breaking the mite cycle).