Rising costs, increasing numbers, and high demand
Issues facing New Zealand beekeepers
Varroa Control When Using Synthetic Treatments
Learn how to get the most out of your synthetic varroa treatments (Bayvarol and Apitraz) with our informational treatment guide.
Tiny mites, huge problems
Varroa mites are a threat to bees all over the world, and New Zealand is no exception. The tiny creatures spread disease, weaken colony health, and, left untreated, eventually kill the hive.
New season, new bees
Spring seems to be starting slowly this year, but the days are finally feeling warmer. With spring comes an exciting and busy time for beekeepers
Checking for Varroa in New Zealand Hives
The Ecrotek team talks you through everything you need to know about Varroa mites in New Zealand, and how to check for them.
Using Organic Varroa Treatments for Beehives
Varroa is rife in New Zealand. Ecrotek shows how to manage the disease in your hives using organic treatments.