We practice chemical free beekeeping and have adopted the total brood removal method as an integrated management strategy for effective Varroa control. This method was developed in Europe and in 2019 was presented by Ralph Büchler at the National Honey Show.
To view this lecture please click on the following link: Sustainable Varroa Management - Ralph Büchler
For more information about this method see article : Summer brood interruption as integrated management strategy for effective Varroa control in Europe
We are looking to get to a point in time when our bees will develop the ability to survive infestations without the need for mite control. We houpe that our bees will develop this ability by means of natural selection.