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Apiary Diagnostic Kit

The Apiary Diagnostic Kit is a portable kit complete with tools and full-color laminated field guide to help identify issues, and provide a tracking form for each hive visit. The goal of the kit is to increase beekeeper confidence in hive management by providing tools to help monitor and diagnose changes in the hive before they reach a critical stage and the hive dies.

If you are a new Ohio beekeeper, you may qualify for a complimentary kit.

Includes: ADK Manual – “Monitoring for Sustainability”, 5 gallon bucket and lid, fresnel lens, tweezers, flashlight, black light flashlight 365nm, capping scratcher, sugar shake jar and screen, rubber band, coffee filters, drone comb, queen marking tube, queen marking pen, measuring cup, hive beetle blaster, hive beetle jail, microfiber towel, dry erase marker and batteries.

Complete ADK kits are now available through Betterbee

ADK Manual – “Monitoring for Sustainability” – $24.99 – Free Shipping

This 34 page manual is spiral bound and lamination so it can be taken into the field as a reference and a place to take notes using a dry erase marker. Topics include hygiene, marking queens, sacbrood, chalk brood, American foulbrood, European foul brood, varroa mites, small hive beetle, wax moths, yellow jacks and nosema. Includes monitoring charts.