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Real Estate - July 5, 2019

Mites vs. what's right

Peninsula beekeepers face a divide on the best way to fight a plague

by Kali Shiloh

Sometimes Bob Silverstein rolls his bees in sugar. It's the gentler approach to removing the parasites that often infest his hives.

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Kali Shiloh writes for the Weekly's sister publication The Six-Fifty. You can reach her at kshiloh@embarcaderopublishing.com.

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