Winter Moisture Observational Study

Using data from hive monitoring systems the study aims to understand the effects of moisture on overwintering hives and how our winterizing methods might be improved.

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Winter Moisture Observational Study

NHBA ran a Winter Hive Moisture study to collect data to see if we can correlate management practices to moisture issues.

The NHBA Winter Hive Survey (2017-2019) listed moisture as one of the top 5 reasons for winter
colony loss.Β  To understand more about this issue, NHBA ran a Winter Hive Moisture
Observational Study during the winter of 2020-21 collecting temperature and relative humidity
data to try to correlate management practices to moisture issues. The data analysis and study
results can be found at:



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