Those in the beekeeping business know that the months bookending the end of one year and the beginning of the next are busy ones. We enjoyed connecting with many of you while buzzing to the beekeeping-related conferences!
We are pleased to welcome new board member Tammy Horn Potter to the Project Apis m. Board! Read more about Tammy in this month's Sounding Board.
The PAm Board along with our Science Advisory Committee has recently finished vetting National Honey Board research proposals while managing the migration of their bees to California and the world's largest pollination event of the season, almonds.
2017 was an impactful year for PAm funded research and forage projects. In the months to come, we will bring you into the lab and out to the field with project updates and highlights. A summary of three key projects is highlighted here.
We've been in Hawaii conducting queen bee breeding research and proudly supporting The Bee & Butterfly Habitat Fund launch of Seed a Legacy, a new pollinator habitat program in 11 Midwestern states. Read more about this program below.
Watch for a survey from us in the next few weeks and an updated eNews in the next few months. As always, we welcome your feedback. Let us know what you want to hear more about!
Danielle Downey is the Executive Director for Project Apis m. She has been working with honey bees and the parasites that plague them for over 20 years.