MSU Mite Check Clinic

Date: July 17, 2015
Time: 6 -8 p.m.
Location: Forgotten Harvest Farm - 9153 Major Rd. Fenton, MI 48430
Contact: Meghan Milbrath at mpi@msu.edu

Keep your bees healthy – join us in combating a great scourge in beekeeping – the varroa mite.  Come learn the basics of Integrated Pest Management - we will discuss the basic biology of Varroa destructor, methods of monitoring for mites in your hive, and your options for controlling this devastating pest.  You will get hands on experience monitoring for mites using our newly available mite kit, and learn how to help us understand their spread in Michigan through our Citizen Science Project – Mite Check.

When: Friday, July 17th, 6:00 – 8:00pm

Where: Forgotten Harvest Farm - 
9153 Major Rd. Fenton, MI 48430

Mite Check kits will be available for purchase for $20 at the clinic.  

 

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