Posts Categorized: National Management

Bee Informed National Management Survey 2012-2013

Management Survey 2012 – 2013 How average losses were calculated and presented Summary of respondent losses   Losses by region Losses by sub region Losses by operation size Losses by operation type Losses by management philosophy Losses by income Losses by reason for keeping bees Varroa control    “Known” Varroa control products Varroa control product used Varroa…

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National Management Survey 2012-2013 Vlogs

Watch all vlogs here. How average losses were calculated Summary of respondent losses Varroa control Tracheal mite control  Bacterial brood disease control Nosema control Carbohydrate feed Protein feed Feed supplements Small hive beetle control Winter preparation Treatment of dead outs and colony replacement Colony placement and honey production  

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Winter Preparation: National Management Survey 2011-2012

Some beekeepers take precautions for the winter to provide their hives with extra resources. In 2011-2012 70.6% of beekeepers surveyed (managing 155,157 hives), reported some kind of winter preparation. Nationally, there was no significant difference in losses between the beekeepers who did prepare for winter and the beekeepers did not. Winter Preparation When you break…

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Virginia Management Survey Reports 2013

Virginia had enough respondents to examine results specific to the state level. Significant differences in losses where found between respondents for the following reports within this region. Virginia is in the Southeast region and reports specific to this region are linked here. Control Product Varroa Mite Control Product Use (Virginia) Varroa Mite Control Product Use…

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Pennsylvania Management Survey Reports 2013

Pennsylvania had enough respondents to examine reports specific to the state level. Significant differences in losses where found between respondents for the following reports within this state. Pennsylvania is in the Northeast region and reports specific to that region can be found here. Control Product Varroa Mite Control Product Use (Pennsylvania) Varroa Mite Control Product…

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West Region Management Survey Reports 2013

The West region includes California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Significant differences in losses where found between respondents for the following reports within this region. Control Products Antibiotic Product Use (West) Varroa Mite Control Product Use By Product (West) Antibiotic Use By Product (West) Amitraz Use (West) Oxalic Acid Use (West) Feeding Carbohydrate Feed…

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