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New Apivar strips, now “Easy Rip”!
Although varroa mite infestation is a major issue and the number one challenge in the beekeeping industry, treatment strategies do not have to be.
While separating Apivar strips used to be a bit of a challenge, that is now a thing of the past. Tearing strips apart is now easy with the new “easy rip” strips.
Separate multiple strips in a go, handing over to you a chance to achieve higher productivity. Apivar offers a stress-free and uncomplicated treatment of varroa mites.
Three new Apivar packs made to suit your demand
The new Apivar packs of 4, 12 and 60 strips, mean no strips go unused! No matter the number of strips your hives need, there is a package made just for you.
Our packs now perfectly match the number of strips you will need per hive (1 strip per 5 frames of bees, usually meaning 4 strips for a double brood chamber, or 2 strips for a single one).
No matter the type of operation you manage, grab the pack you find most convenient and achieve maximum results that Apivar provides.
New Apivar: less waste, easier on the environment
The pack of 4 strips is the key to eliminating the difficulty associated with having to dispose unused strips. Purchase the right number of strips to treat your hives and do not worry about leftover strips. Fresh strips for a fresh treatment season – and for high efficacy.
The larger size pack of 60 strips is highly recommended for sideliners or commercial beekeepers. Open fewer Apivar packages and help reduce waste.
Apivar: same strip, now “Easy Rip”
With Apivar, you do not only achieve high varroa reduction in a single application, but also enjoy the convenience our product offers. Apivar delivers and achieves results – independent of ambient temperature or weather conditions.
Making an Apivar application requires less effort, with just a pair of gloves, no special equipment, and no hive preparation, you receive maximum value for your money. The unique nature of the Apivar strip makes it safe for beekeepers, bees and bee brood.
What’s new with Apivar strips
One of our team goals for 2022 was to give you a better experience with our amitraz-based treatment, Apivar strips. We have made a couple of changes to help you to save valuable time. Let’s make a quick tour of what’s new …
Treatment with Apivar lowers DWV titers and reduces honey bees’ susceptibility towards agricultural pesticides
The damaging effects of high varroa mite infestation and high prevalence of DWV (Deformed Wing Virus) on honey bee colony health are well known and continue to be a widely investigated subject.
Want an extra boost for your Apivar efficacy? It’s all about scraping and repositioning.
Many of you are looking for tips to optimize the efficacy of your mite treatments, especially when facing a high mite load before treatment. Here you will learn a simple tip, validated by two field studies, allowing you to boost your Apivar treatment efficacy.
Most asked questions concerning Apivar
No need to introduce Apivar anymore! It is probably the most used registered miticide in the United States, and beekeepers have LOT of questions on specific cases or scenarios of use. As sometimes the label is not enough to answer all of them, Phil Craft, who addresses questions from North American beekeepers every day, has made a top ten of the most frequently asked questions that he usually receives.
A behind-the-scenes look at Apivar: find out more about its manufacturing
Did you know that in Europe, the treatments to combat Varroa destructor are registered as veterinary medicines? For instance, the manufacturing of Apivar is strictly supervised by the European and national authorities.