Honey Bee Genetic Diversity and Breeding

This is a reminder that Dr. Deborah Delaney, Assistant Professor Entomoloy & Wildlife Ecology will be speaking at the  February 25, 2012 New Jersey Beekeepers Association Late Winter Meeting. Dr. Delaney will be discussing her research on Feral Honeybees and Honeybee nutrition. The meeting begins at 8:30 am at the Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, New … Read more

Dr. Delaney to Speak at New Jersey Beekeepers Association

Dr. Deborah Delaney, Assistant Professor Entomoloy & Wildlife Ecology will be speaking at the 2012 New Jersey Beekeepers Association  Late Winter Meeting. Dr. Delaney will be discussing her research on Feral Honeybees and Honeybee nutrition. The meeting begins at 8:30 am at the Rutgers EcoComplex, 1200 Florence-Columbus Road, Bordentown, New Jersey. The Cost is $20 for … Read more

Honeybee talk at the North East Beekeepers Association

 During the 2011 beekeeping season we gave a number of presentations to local beekeeping organizations and garden clubs. In late May one of the organizations we spoke to was the North East Beekeepers Association in Glen Rock,NJ. More than 50 people attended, and more than half of those were either first year beekeepers, or didn’t … Read more

Partners for Sustainable Pollination

I have been doing background research for the upcoming September meeting of the New Jersey Beekeepers Association and NJ Senator Jennifer Beck re: the NJ Farmland Assessment Act. I have been in contact with numerous State Beekeeping Associations, entomologists, honeybee researchers and  national beekeeping and pollinator organizations One of the organizations I contacted was the … Read more

EAS 2011

Today, we just got back from EAS 2011 which was held at the Crown Plaza, Warwick, RI. It spanned 5 days – with Monday and Tuesday devoted to Short Course/Master Beekeeper programs and Wednesday through Friday devoted to Conference/Workshop programs. We met attendees from New Zealand, New Jersey, Vermont, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, New York, … Read more

Jennifer Berry Speaks at Rutgers EcoComplex

We have just concluded a very hectic weekend. It started on Friday, when we drove out to Philadelphia Airport to meet Jennifer Berry, who was flying in from the University of Georgia to speak at the NJBA meeting on Saturday.  We got her to her hotel, then met up with a few other members of … Read more

Kim Flottum to speak at October 2nd NJBA meeting

I want to give you a heads up on the upcoming New Jersey Beekeepers Association meeting on October 2, 2010. It is being hosted by the Central Jersey Beekeepers Association at the Rutgers EcoComplex in Bordentown, NJ. Kim Flottum the editor of Bee Culture Magazine will be the featured speaker. Mary and I have heard … Read more