Why Are Bees Flying Around The Front Of Your Hive?
Why are lots of bees flying around the front of your hive? Ecrotek has tips on what it could be and when to take action.
Beekeeping Safety Guidelines
Ecrotek covers what you should know about beekeeping safety, from risks, safety gear and best practices to biosecurity guidelines.
Honey is great, but there’s more!
You might think of beekeeping as being all about honey, but it’s a whole lot more than that. Bees produce honey, sure, but along the way they create several other products that are useful to us humans. Propolis, beeswax and royal jelly are just some of the marketable substances beekeepers can harvest from their hives.
The Basics And Benefits Of Homesteading
Ecrotek’s guide to homesteading – the basics, the benefits and some easy backyard homesteading activities.
Aggressive Behaviour In Bees
If your bees seem unusually aggressive, Ecrotek explains why it might be happening – and what you can do about it.
Beekeeping 101: The Ultimate Beginners’ Guide
Getting started with beekeeping - everything you need to know in one place!
Your Beekeeping Checklist for Autumn
Here’s Ecrotek’s beekeeping checklist for the autumn months – from keeping unwanted pests away to final pre-winter preparations.
Understanding The Role Of The Queen Bee In A Colony
The queen bee is at the heart of the hive. Without her, the hive will fail. Want to know why? Here’s a look at the most fascinating member of your colony.
Tropilaelaps Mite – Everything You Need To Know
Ecrotek helps with understanding the Tropilaelaps mite – symptoms, treatment and keeping the parasite from entering your beehives.