Table of Contents

April 2017

- April 1, 2017 -

The Varroa Problem—Part 6b—Small-scale Breeding
Randy Oliver…………………………………………………………………………………375

In Search of the Best Swarm Lure
Leo Sharashkin……………………………………………………………………………….381

America’s Sweetest Honey
Ron Miksha……………………………………………………………………………………393

Harvesting Honey: Let Me Count the Ways!
Peter Borst……………………………………………………………………………………..399

So You Want to Sell at the Farm Market?
Andy Hemken………………………………………………………………………………….405

A Test of Using CO2 for Bee-friendly Mite Monitoring
Randy Oliver…………………………………………………………………………………..411

Mechanisms of Hygienic Behavior: It’s all about the Necromones
Alison McAfee…………………………………………………………………………………423

My Advice for Hiving Bees
Tina Sebestyen…………………………………………………………………………………427

Connecticut Beekeeper Bobbie Meyzen Adds a Little Elegance to Her Apiary
Cecil Hicks……………………………………………………………………………………..431

Two Safety Nets for Beekeepers—ELAP Program and Crop Insurance
Craig Cella……………………………………………………………………………………..435

The Birth Place of Modern Beekeeping
Richard Jones………………………………………………………………………………….439

The Heart of Agriculture: Farmers and Beekeepers
Bob McDonell and Michele Colopy………………………………………………………….449