Forsyth County Beekeepers Association
Forsyth County Beekeepers Association June Meeting @ The Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Building
Potluck Dinner: 5:30 pm Meeting: 6:30 pmPresentation: 7:00 pm
Our speaker will be Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda from Clemson University. She will be discussing varroa resistance in the Honeybee.
BIO: Originally from California Jennifer has been studying honey bees for over 15yrs. She received her PhD at the University of California at Davis, was a postdoctoral researcher at Purdue University and has studied honey bee foraging behavior, reproductive Physiology, behavioral resistance to mites and genomic imprinting. Since joining Clemson University as SC’s Apiculture Specialist in 2014, she has been working on research projects related to honey bee genetics and pesticide exposure in ornamental landscapes. Jennifer has also been organizing and speaking at scientific and stakeholder meetings, guest lecturing, participating in field days and holding training programs and outreach events.
She will also be a speaker at the EAS Meeting in August in Hampton Roads Virginia