Beekeeping: Controlling Pests Sustainably

Beekeeping: Controlling Pests Sustainably

Beekeeping: Controlling Pests Sustainably

New American Farm Conference Breakout Session

We’ve heard about the decline of honey bees. Mites and other hive pests might be contributing to the problem. New research and on-the-ground strategies are controlling pests using natural, sustainable methods.

Available speaker presentations include:

Melanie Kirby, Zia Queenbee Co., New Mexico

Kirby.pptx 2.64 MB

 Marla Spivak, University of Minnesota

Spivak.ppt 1.40 MB

This session was part of the New American Farm Conference, held March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City to celebrate SARE's 20th anniversary.

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.

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