Honey Bee Brood Diseases are a critical element to appreciate when conducting any hive inspection. Having an knowledge of the various onslaughts to the colony allows mitigation of bee stressors. Ellen Topitzhofer, a Faculty Research Assistant, at the Oregon State University, came from Bee Informed where she inspected thousands of hives annually.
February 2020 General Meeting conducted a survey of those in attendance for their thoughts, desires and wishes concerning the bee club. Attached is a compilation of those thoughts. CGBA ANNUAL MEMBER SURVEY
The USDA has recently published a pamphlet on the Asian Giant Hornet, which is linked to this page. Washington State Department of Agriculture has a Facebook page for those interested in keeping abreast of this pest – Asian Giant Hornet Watch. Asian Giant Hornet – USDA Pamphlet
WHEN: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 WHERE: Hood River Extension Pot Luck Our November 20th Meeting is a time to gather, be thankful for the blessing we have this past year, and of course chat about bees. All are welcome, so bring your family and friends! If you are able, bring one dish for about 4 […]
Oxalic Acid – Possibilities and Limitations Heike Williams was born in northern Germany and raised on the family farm 70 miles south of Hamburg. After earning a college degree in food science, Heike discovered her passion for beekeeping while working in Portland, OR in the mid-1990s. She then returned to Germany in order to participate […]
Priyadarshini Chakrabarti (Basu), PhD An entomologist working on honey bee nutrition, impacts of pesticides, pests and pathogens on honey bees and honey bee behavior and biology. Priya employs various research techniques such as molecular ecology, neuroethology, insect physiology, ecotoxicology, mass spectrometry and apicultural practices to address my current research questions. Honey Bee Nutrition is often […]