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Miticides affecting Honey Bee Queens – Dr. Liz Walsh

We were delighted to hear Dr. Liz Walsh share her insightful and fun presentation on the interesting ways that miticides impact adult honey bee queens. In her postdoc research for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Liz is looking into in-hive pesticides, such as active ingredients in miticides, and how they impact queen health, physiology, and behavior. … Continue reading Miticides affecting Honey Bee Queens – Dr. Liz Walsh

Club Night: How to make a healthy hive

The club agreed to hold more virtual meetings including an ongoing education series on making a healthy hive. The series will cover topics such as basic hive assessment techniques, queen status, nutrition, common summer pests/diseases, tools, and hive configuration and how all of this works in the process of keeping your bees healthy and productive. … Continue reading Club Night: How to make a healthy hive

Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) presentation by Matt Hoepfinger

BIP Field Specialist, Matt Hoepfinger, joined us at our June 2020 club meeting courtesy of Zoom. Matt inspects thousands of colonies in commercial operations each year so he sees the best and worst of honey bees. In the first half of Matt's presentation, he gave us an overview of the Bee Informed Partnership followed by … Continue reading Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) presentation by Matt Hoepfinger