Pour Some Sugar on Bees | The Prospect of Bees

by theprospectofbees
From an initially skeptical reception1 the sugar roll or sugar shake (instructions in the later picture) seems to have become the standard method of assaying a colony’s varroa mite load for backyard beekeepers. While most beekeepers improvise their sugar roll equipment (easily done2), the Michigan Pollinator Initiative sells this handy kit, which provides all the properly-sized needful things in a compact carrying bu…

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