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    Welcome to the OCBA Website!

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    Welcome to the OCBA’s new blog page. Our new website has been designed for you, to provide a host of resources for you here including discussion forums and groups, links, informative publications, and beekeeping instructional information. Make sure to create a profile to connect with the best new beekeeping information...
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    Project Apis m. Video on Varroa BMP’s

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    Varroa management in crucial in winter months. Doing an actual mite check/count will likely surprise you. Don’t let a lack of planning sneak up on you. The winter isn’t over yet, so make sure to stay on top of your colonies’ health. Remember that Varroa mites are a vector, which...
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    Rob’s Re-Queening Protocol

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    Or, Why did I spend $300.00 on queens and nothing worked?! Re-queening colonies is always a challenge, even the best beekeepers report success rates of at most 90%, with beginners typically around 50%. There are many factors that affect success, including colony size, genetics, honeyflow, weather, stress factors, etc. The biggest factor...

About The OC Beekeepers Assn.

The OCBA was formed in the 1970′s. Our membership is currently comprised of mostly small-scale beekeepers who are dedicated to keeping bees in the urban environment. The roots here in OC are agricultural, and we haven’t forgotten that.

 

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