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Sunday 28-Feb-2021 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM


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Kamloops, BC

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Beekeepers regularly report that queen quality and management are responsible for a significant portion of their colony losses. In this lecture, Dr. Ellis will convey the most important queen-related stressors and discuss how to address these issues by effective stock selection and requeening. Dr. Jamie Ellis is the Gahan Endowed Professor of Entomology in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida. He has a BS degree in Biology from the University of Georgia (USA) and a PhD in Entomology from Rhodes University in South Africa. At the University of Florida, Jamie has responsibilities in Extension, instruction, and research. Regarding his Extension work, Jamie created the UF/IFAS Bee College and the UF/IFAS Master Beekeeper Program. As an instructor, Jamie supervises PhD and masters students. Currently, Jamie and his team have over 30 active research projects in the fields of honey bee husbandry, conservation and ecology, and integrated crop pollination.

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