This is a team of hardworking, versatile, trained members who conduct the daily laboratory analysis, report, build sampling kits and provide many services essential to the Bee Informed Partnership. Their roles include supporting all the Tech Transfer Teams, conducting and analyzing the annual national colony loss, management, pollinator surveys, and testing real world hypothesis driven from our survey results.
Many California beekeepers reported that the start of this year was the worst in 20+ years. Several factors contributed to this year’s issues, starting with …
Honey Bee Caste Systems: Part 2 – How Genetics and the Environment Shape Honey Bee Workers and Queens
Author: Garett Slater, Former Midwest Tech Transfer Team
In part 1 of my blog series, I wrote about how genetics can shape reproductive males (drones) and …
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