Beekeeping Extension Videos

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Requeening a Hive

Requeening is a common task when it comes to beekeeping. In this video ISU Extension Entomologist Randall Cass and Postdoctoral Research Assistant Ashley St. Clair show you how to properly requeen a hive.

Splitting and Combining Hives

Splitting and combining is a great way to manage your hive population. In this video ISU Extension and Outreach Entomologist Randall Cass and Postdoctoral Research Assistant Ashley St. Clair demonstrate how to combine hives, do a walk away split and an easy split.

How to check for varroa mite: ETHER ROLL

In this quick one minute video Randall Cass and Ashley St. Clair (Iowa State University) demonstrate how to perform an ether roll to monitor varroa mites in your honey bee hive.

How to check for varroa mite: ALCOHOL WASH

In this quick one minute video Randall Cass and Ashley St. Clair (Iowa State University) demonstrate how to perform an alcohol wash to monitor varroa mites in your honey bee hive.

How to check for varroa mite: SUGAR SHAKE

In this quick one minute video Randall Cass and Ashley St. Clair demonstrate how to perform a sugar shake to monitor varroa mites in your honey bee hive.