Peter Ferreira

December 16, 2018

Varroa & Treatment Options

Fig. 1 Fig. 2 Note: In the past varroa was known by the species name Varroa jacobsoni. Unless, specified otherwise in this document, the physical descriptions […]
July 23, 2018

How, when and why should you requeen a honey bee colony.

How, when and why should I requeen a honey bee colony? These are the most common questions I get when it comes to introducing a new […]
June 5, 2018


Most times I prefer to do beekeeping “Au Naturel”, meaning, on good days, especially during the hot summer days, I will avoid beekeeping jackets and gloves […]
January 28, 2018

The Treatment-Free Beekeeping Dream

I can support treatment-free if it doesn’t also mean mite-infected! I know I’m opening a can of warms, but Feral non-treatment bees is a thing of […]
January 27, 2018

Hive Beetle

Small Hive Beetle The small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) is a beekeeping pest. It is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa, but has spread to many other locations, including North America, Australia, […]