Category Archives: 2015 Meetings

November 17, 2015

Michael Fairbrother of Moon Light Meadery on Mead

Master mead maker Fairbrother will describe the process of making mead and his experiences being an owner/operator of a meadery, along with having samples of his award winning meads.

October 27, 2015

Sam Comfort on Future Zombee Apocalypse

Let’s Stick Together! What will beekeeping be like 25, 50, or 100 years from now? We beekeepers must look to diversity, cooperation, and adaptability for our resilience.

September 29, 2015

Juliana Rangel Posada on Reproductive Biology of Honey Bee Queens and Drones

Dr. Rangel is the Assistant Professor of Apiculture in the Department of Entomology at the Texas A&M University.

May 26, 2015

Wyatt Mangum Ph.D on Queen Introduction

Dr. Mangum will explain how Honey Bee Queen introduction works and show some of his incredible photographs and movie clips of what happens when we place a new queen in our hive.

February 24, 2015

Dr. Meghan Milbrath on Keeping a Healthy Hive

Dr. Meghan Milbrath owns and manages Sand Hill Apiaries, a small beekeeping and queen rearing operation in Munith, MI. She most recently worked as a postdoctoral research associate in the Entomology Department at Michigan State University, studying honey bee disease with renowned bee researcher, Zachary Huang.

January 27, 2015

Sam Droege

The Glorious Diversity of Other Bees. Sam is a biologist at the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Beltsville, MD.

Snow caused the meeting to be cancelled.  Sam Droege has rescheduled for April 28.