Tonight, Dr. Elina Lastro Nino will present via webinar at the general meeting on her research on Queen Mating and Reproduction, and the Impact of Supplemental Forage on Bee Health. She is currently the Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension for Apiculture with the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of California at Davis. In her current role, she continues her research and also has developed several beginner and advanced beekeeper classes including the Queen Rearing Techniques Short Course and Basics of Bee Breeding course, a children’s Pollinator Education Program, and the California Master Beekeeper Program.
Her lab is also actively working on several applied projects one of which is testing several novel bio pesticides for Varroa mite management.You won’t want to miss this informative presentation from a nationally recognized researcher on a subject that has a big impact on our honey bees.
The Montgomery County Beekeepers’ Association of Pennsylvania (MCBAPA), is an organization of hobbyist and professional beekeepers that serves Montgomery, Bucks and surrounding counties in Southeastern Pennsylvania. The mission of the association is to provide education, support, hands-on training, and fellowship in all aspects of the beekeeping experience. We welcome experienced as well as novice beekeepers to participate in our monthly meetings, social events and field trips.
We offer a variety of beekeeping services.
Are you a beekeeper that may have infected equipment? Or a homeowner with an intimidating swarm of bees in your tree? The MCBAPA and its members offer a variety of services that can help. From education to swarm removal, the MCBAPA works to promote honeybee health in our community.Learn More
Register Your Hives!
Pennsylvania requires that every beekeeper in the Commonwealth be registered. The registration costs $10.00 for a two calendar-year period and covers all apiaries and hives owned by that person. Registration information can be found here on the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers website.