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November 2020 FCBA Meeting - Jennifer Berry "Oxalic Acid Sublimation"

  • 11/07/2020
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting

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Forsyth County Beekeepers Association November Meeting  - Zoom Meeting

Brief Business Meeting  6:00 pm

Speaker: Jennifer Berry, University of Georgia Honey Bee Program Apiculture Research Professional and Lab Manager

Topic:  "Oxalic Acid Sublimation for Mite Control: Why, How, and When"


For over 20 years, Jennifer Berry has been the Apicultural Research Professional and Lab Manager for the University of Georgia Honey Bee Program.  Her research objectives have focused on queen breeding, improving honey bee health, IPM techniques for varroa and small hive beetle control, sub-lethal effects of pesticides on beneficial insects, weeds for bees, and what best to plant in non-traditional horticultural landscapes to enhance pollinator populations and diversity.

Oxalic acid is a proven method for varroa control when done properly. We will discuss the challenges beekeepers face with varroa control methods, along with how and when to apply OA for best results.

Join us online via Zoom.  The link for pre-registration will be sent in the newsletter.  An invitation will then be sent to those who pre-register.  Click on the link in the invitation to join the meeting.  We are giving out door prizes, and hope to see you there!

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