Category Archives: indiana queen project

What can a beekeeper learn from a dairy farmer?

Ginger Davidson As most of you know, I’m enamored with learning about drones - male honey bees, not the small flying machines. I truly believe that you can’t have a great queen without some awesome drones. With all the attention given to queens, drones are often taken for granted and forgotten. However, since the…
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From the Forager to the Hive

ISBA SUMMER MEETING AT PURDUE UNIVERSITY BEE LAB by Ginger Davidson I have returned from a visit to the Purdue University bee lab in West Lafayette, Indiana and, like a forager bee, I wish to pass along information to the hive. The two day queen rearing class and the one day Indiana State Beekeeper Association summer meeting is something every…
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