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Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

New TTP Lead!

The Ontario Beekeepers’ Association (OBA) would like to welcome Colette Mesher to the OBA Tech-Transfer Program (TTP). Colette will be the Lead of the OBA TTP starting May 31st. Colette completed a BSc at the University of Guelph, an MSc at Rhodes University in South Africa and a PhD at the University of Plymouth in the United Kingdom.   Colette has been actively…
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May 25, 2021
Canadian Honey Council News

Publication of the Re-evaluation Decision Document RVD2021-05, Imidacloprid and Its Associated End-use Products/ Publication de la décision de réévaluation RVD2021-05, Imidaclopride et préparations commerciales connexes

Publication of the Re-evaluation Decision Document RVD2021-05, Imidacloprid and Its Associated End-use Products/ Publication de la décision de réévaluation RVD2021-05, Imidaclopride et préparations commerciales connexes   The re-evaluation decision for imidacloprid (RVD2021-05, Imidacloprid and Its Associated End-use Products) is now...Read more
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May 25, 2021
Bee Culture

CATCH THE BUZZ- No Mow May

No Mow May returns to Appleton to promote pollination By: Sierra Trojan, FOX 11 News File photo. (WLUK/Amber Luckett) APPLETON (WLUK) — You may see fewer lawn mowers in Appleton and Oshkosh this May. Residents can grow their grass out for the month without being fined as part of “No Mow May.” Typically, grass cannot be longer than eight inches. It’s…
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May 25, 2021
Scientific Beekeeping

A Test of Thermal Treatment for Varroa: Part 1

Beekeeper-funded Research A Test of Thermal Treatment for Varroa: Part 1 First published in ABJ March 2021 Randy Oliver ScientificBeekeeping.com   Last month I wrapped up the report on my testing of mite treatments suitable for application during a honey flow.  A number of beekeepers have also asked me about using thermal treatment.  I found The post A Test of…
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May 25, 2021