April meeting talk – Fungi to help the Bees!

We are honored to be having two PhD speakers this month coming all the way from WSU!   Dr. Jennifer Han, a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Plant Pathology, will be presenting her talk titled “Can Metarhizium save the honey bee?” in which she will be presenting her current research on developing hyper-virulent strains of … Read moreApril meeting talk – Fungi to help the Bees!

Nosema Talk this tuesday – bring bee samples!

Seth Smith, a commercial beekeeper and the president of the Skagit Valley Beekeepers Association, will be coming to talk about Nosema this tuesday (February 14th).  The goal of the talk is not only to learn about Nosema but to also look at samples from our own hives.  To collect samples from your hives open up … Read moreNosema Talk this tuesday – bring bee samples!