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EPA Approves Oxalic Acid for treatment of varroa destructor in honeybee colonies!

Short video to show the effectiveness of Freeman style small hive beetle traps after being placed on an infected hive for 24 hours.

A small hive beetle infestation can ruin a hive in a hurry. The larvae hatch and then defecate on the honey comb as they migrate down the hive and outside.

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Update - The EPA Has approved Oxalic acid for the treatment of Varroa Destrctor in honey bee colonies! See this link for the EPA Document

What is Varroa Destructor?

Varroa Mite, an invasive pest of the honey bee is destroying hives at an alarming rate.