Beekeeper Management Calendar: February

Recommendations for your apiary in February:

In February, you should consider the following in your apiary: remedy failing queens as necessary, feed colonies if light, control nosema, treat for the foulbrood diseases, and make splits.

This calendar is meant to be a reference point for management and is not comprehensive.

Additional resources:

The Benefits of Pollen to Honey Bees

How to Quantify Nosema Spores Infection Rate in a Honey Bee Colony

Using Medically Important Antimicrobials in Bees – Questions and Answers

 

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Originally published February, 2017. Revised and republished February, 2019.