The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department recommends taking down bird feeders from April 1 through November 30 to avoid attracting black bears that will be coming out of their winter dens to seek an early spring meal.
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The Sierra Club of the Upper Valley Group, and Vermont Law School's Center for Agriculture and Food Systems are sponsoring a free public event on Saturday, April 18th 9:00am to 4:00pm.
The Capitol City Farmers' Market is currently looking for Honey Vendors for the 2015 season.
If you are interested, please contact Carolyn Grodinsky at 802.223.2958 for additional information and details.
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture has received approval from the EPA for the sale and use of HopGuard II in Vermont. HopGuard II offers a relatively benign method of varroa control that can be used throughout the beekeeping season, following the manufacturers recommendations and directions.
HopGuard II is a product produced by BetaTec Hop Products.
The national distributor of HopGuard II is Mann Lake Ltd. Please visit their website to learn more or to place an order.
This video by BetaTec shows how HopGuard II is applied to a hive. See Video
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