Beekeepers have had hard times in the last few decades with pathogens and lately, Colony Collapse Disorder and new issues with virus. Poor colony health coupled with high losses cause many beekeepers to become discouraged. If older, experienced beekeepers give up beekeeping, who will teach the younger ones?
Click to read the abstract of my poster presentation at the 1997 ESA Annual Meeting. That was a long time ago!
Back in the 1990s I created the newsgroup sci.agriculture.beekeeping, and The Internet Apiculture and Beekeeping Archive at www.ibiblio.org, formerly metalab.unc.edu (formerly sunsite.unc.edu), where the newsgroup, listserv, and beekeeping FAQS, are archived. Although web-based forums have superceeded Usenet News in popularity, this archive is still filled with valuable beekeeping information.
For 10 years, we've been producing
breeder Queen Honey Bees that are
resistant to Varroa mites. VP Queen Bees
A forum for bee breeding and using VSH
expression for mite resistance is here (under construction 12/01/16):
You can contact me at either of the two sites above. Thanks for visiting.
(butt jarnikiss --for Jonathan)
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