Honey Comb – Use or Throwout
Date: May 15, 2019
Honey Comb – Keep / Discard
Andony Melathopoulos brings a wealth of knowledge from the perspective of assessing whether to keep a frame of honey comb or discard it. Assessing differing issues with frame comb. His intimate knowledge of honey bees coupled with pollination in both Canada and the United States has delighted many an audience.
Andony Melathopoulos, PhD.
An Assistant Professor in Pollination Health Extension in the Department of Horticulture oat Oregon State University, OSU’s work around pollinator health comes from andates passed by the Oregon Legislature. Andony has four primary responsibilities: 1) training pesticide applicators on how to control pests while minimizing impacts to pollinators. 2) organizing a statewide native bee survey (the Oregon Bee Atlas), 3) guiding residential beekeepers on how to prevent their honey bees from becoming a nuisance and 4) hosting a weekly podcast on pollinator health (PolliNation). He also sits on the Steering Committee of the Oregon Bee Project, which coordinates pollinator health work across state agencies.