Research Updates

Tips for Citizen Scientists

Tips for Designing Bee Research Projects Randy Oliver Revised 2 Jan 2016 (in purple) Beekeepers are known for being of curious and experimental minds. Since factors affecting beekeeping are continually changing, new unanswered questions are bound to arise; the beekeeper “citizen scientist” can often answer them himself by performing a well-designed experiment, and then share those […]

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The Bee Convention Circuit 2009

Winter brings us beekeeper conventions, both at the state and national levels. Conventions present scientists the opportunity to present their current research, marketers of new products to make their pitches, and for beekeepers to share their practical experiences. The result is that a hodge-podge of information is presented around the country, and almost no one […]

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