Need 100 Beekeepers for Amitraz Resistance Testing

Honey Bee Health Coalition & USDA ARS Seek 100 Beekeepers for Amitraz Resistance Testing

Honey Bee Health CoalitionThe Honey Bee Health Coalition, working in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology lab in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is launching a pilot project to determine the extent of amitraz resistance in Varroa mites (Varroa destructor) in managed honey bee colonies in the U.S.

Please send emails expressing intent to participate to Frank D. Rinkevich. The deadline is September 30.

Read the full press release here.