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General Meeting

  • 27 Jan 2022
  • 7:00 PM
  • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

 All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person.Anyone attending in person will be required to wear a face mask per CDC requirements. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you may bring something for yourself.

Mini presentation

Scott Famous - When do you need a queen cell:  time line for queens, testing to see if you are actually queenless

Main presenter

Dr. Juliana Rangel was born in Colombia, South America. She obtained her Ph.D. from Cornell University in 2010 and in 2013, she became Assistant Professor of Apiculture in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University. Her research program focuses on the biological and environmental factors that influence the reproductive quality of honey bee queens and drones, the health and population genetics of feral honey bees, and the quality and diversity of floral sources collected by honey bees in developed areas across the country. She is also an active member of the Texas Beekeepers Association and has spoken to numerous beekeeping associations in Texas and across the USA. She teaches two undergraduate courses, Honey Bee Biology and Introduction to Beekeeping, and also Professional Grant Writing for graduate students. She was the 2014 President of the American Association of Professional Apiculturists.

Topic

"Research on honey bee wax pesticide contamination and its impact on queen physiology and reproductive health."

About MCBAPA
Serving Montgomery, Bucks and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania, the MCBAPA is an association of hobbyist and professional beekeepers. Our mission is to provide education, hands-on training, support and fellowship in all aspects of beekeeping. Both experienced beekeepers and novices participate in our monthly meetings, field trips and social events.This is a good spot to place your secondary navigation gadget, like Navigation links, or Secondary menu.

Our meetings are held at:
Montgomery County 4-H Center
1015 Bridge Road (Route 113)
Skippack, PA 19426

General membership meetings are usually held the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm, but please check our calendar.

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