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Beekeeper Management Calendar: October

Recommendations for your apiary in October:

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

The year-round Beekeeping Management Calendar can be found here: 


Additional resources:

Tools for Varroa Management

Varroa Sampling Methods (video)

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

Small Hive Beetle, Aethina tumida Murray (Insecta: Coleoptera: Nitidulidae)


Originally published October, 2016. Revised and republished October, 2018.