Posts By: Kelly Kulhanek

Sentinel Apiary Monthly Memo: August Issue

https://beeinformed.org/2019/08/21/sentinel-apiary-monthly-memo-august-issue/

We’re back again with another monthly update from the Sentinel Apiary Program! Let’s take a look at what’s been going on with mites, drones, honey, and more over the past month. Throughout the month of July, Sentinel participants submitted 378 samples from 71 apiaries across 27 states! July finally showed us a big increase in…

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Sentinel Apiary Monthly Memo: July Issue

https://beeinformed.org/2019/07/23/sentinel-apiary-monthly-memo-july-issue/

We’re here to help you beat the heat with your second monthly Sentinel Monthly Memo of the year. It has been hotter than Hades out there, so hopefully you and your bees are keeping cool. We’re another month into the 2019 Sentinel Apiary Program, and here’s what we’re seeing. In the month of June, we…

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Sentinel Apiary Monthly Memo: June Issue

https://beeinformed.org/2019/06/27/sentinel-apiary-monthly-memo-june-issue/

  I don’t know about you, but my back hurts, which must mean the peak beekeeping season is officially well underway. The honey is flowing and supers are filling up. Do you know what your mite loads are? If not, Sentinel Apiaries are here to help. Sentinel Apiary participants sample 4 or 8 colonies for…

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2018 Sentinel Apiary Program Results

https://beeinformed.org/2018/12/10/2018-sentinel-apiary-program-results/

The fourth year of the Sentinel Apiary Program was another great success! The program included 64 beekeepers sampling 418 colonies, for a total of 1,901 samples! You can view the whole 2018 Summary Report here.     We are very excited to share that 2018 Sentinel Participants had significantly lower Varroa loads than the historical…

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2016 Sentinel Apiary Program Results

https://beeinformed.org/2017/03/13/2016-sentinel-apiary-program-results/

With the help of beekeepers all over the country, we have successfully completed our second year of the Sentinel Apiary Program! In 2016, 28 beekeepers from 16 states worked with us. Together we: Sampled and monitored the health of 289 colonies Processed 1,229 samples for Varroa and Nosema Shared data from 32 hive scales Collaborated with our beekeeping…

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