Q-“Did you (or your hive) requeen in any form during the 2014/15 season? *” – this is confusing to me as my hive swarmed 4/19/15 and so they requeened but is that the 14/15 season or the 15/16 season? I filled out form as the 15/16 season.
A – With April 1st being the end of the previous years season, a swarm in April 2015 would have been outside our window asking for information on overwintering losses of 2014-15 winter but I appreciate your confusion as to how it fit with our survey questions. Thanks for clarification with your comment.
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