Re: Bee Mites

Refer him to http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/varroa.htm
We're glad to hear that others are looking for organic beekeeping
practices. The recipe calls for shortening or oil, not petroleum jelly.

Nat and Karen Smith

On Thu, 5 Jun 1997, Sean McGovern wrote:

> I have an organic grower that is looking for a recipe for contolling bee
> mites with petroleum jelly and spearmint oil.  I know I have seen
> information on this before, and am hoping that someone out there may have a
> contact that may be of some help.
> Thanks for all your help!
> Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association
> Sean McGovern
> PO Box 82234 Columbus Ohio 43202
> (ph) 614/294-3663
> (fx) 614/291-3276
> oeffa@iwaynet.net
> For Organic Certification services in Ohio, call Certification Coordinator,
> Sylvia Upp at 419/853-4060