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More Than Honey

Discussion in 'Everything Else Bees' started by NH homesteader, Feb 11, 2017.

  1. Feb 11, 2017
    NH homesteader

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    Hi bee people! I'm currently watching (ok half watching) this movie. Curious if anyone else has seen it, and what are your thoughts?

    http://m.imdb.com/title/tt2263058/

    My DH is the beekeeper of the family and he is horrified and I think more motivated than before to get his hives up and running again.
     
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    babsbag

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    Haven't seen it but now I might have to watch it.
     
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    I'll have to finish it tomorrow because I'm exhausted, but I think it's worth watching. I don't know much about bees, though.
     
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    All the research I have read really points to Varroa mites as the number one problem. Granted, the pesticides play a part, but Varroa is the killer. It is darn near impossible to raise bees without treating for Varroa mites in one form or another.