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Reference Library

Things will be added to the library as they are received. This page should turn out to be a useful reference tool for every beekeeper.

LCBA Talks

The following are in PDF format. Allow time to download

Why Did My Hive Die? - Mike France 2/20/2018

Dewey Caron's Good News Talk with MANY links 9/19/2017

Re-queening - Morris Ostrofsky 8/15/2017

Fall and Winter Management - Judy Scher - 07/18/2017

Understanding Varroa Biology - Morris Ostrofsky - March, 2017

Bait Boxes - Morris Ostrofsky - March, 2017

Under-Appreciated Products of the Hive - Judy Scher 1/19/2016

Reading Frames - Morris Ostrofsky 2015

Know Nucs - Morris Ostrofsky 2015

Fun Facts About Bees - Morris Ostrofsky - 1/20/2015

Varroa Mite Management - Dr. Ramesh Sagili - 9/16/2014

Pests And Diseases - Pam Levitt - 6/17/2014

Miller Method of Queen Rearing: Time Line - Morris Ostrofsky

Varroa Mite Control

Why Did My Bees Die This Winter?
Tools For Varroa Management - Honey Bee Health Coalition
       Supporting Videos - to go with the above .pdf - scroll to middle of page for videos
Disease Resource List
EPA-registered Pesticide Products Approved for Use Against Varroa Mites in Bee Hives

Other Resources

Plants for Pollinators
Queen's piping and quacking.
Sound of queenless and queenright hives
Quick Guide To Reporting A Bee Kill Incident
Pat Waters' 5 gal Bee Vac
'Advocating for Urban Hives'- Judy Scher's article from Bee Culture Magazine September, 2013