The Decline of Pollinators & Contaminated Honey

During the height of the Zika scare last summer, officials of Dorchester County in South Carolina used aerial spraying to combat the Zika virus-carrying mosquito. The unintended consequence of deploying the insecticide Naled during daylight hours resulted in the death of millions of bees and literally wiped out entire apiaries. 

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Hive Weight & Honey Production
How do you track the health of the bees or track the progress of the honey flow? We've learned much about our bees using a WiFiHive scale to gauge the health of the hive by watching daytime vs nighttime weights in the fall and tracking the weight during the summer honey flow.
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