Bee A Part of Our Survey! It Mite Help You!

Hannah Penn, Healy, Kristen  |  5/16/2018 2:06:31 PM

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What is it?

We are doing a two-step survey to understand the current Varroa mite check preferences of Louisiana beekeepers.


How does it help you?

The results of this survey better equip LSU and the USDA to keep you informed of pest- and disease-management techniques.


Who can participate?

Any individual over 18 years old who manages at least one hive.


Who is running it?

The LSU AgCenter Department of Entomology is partnering with the USDA honeybee lab. The primary contacts are Dr. Kristen Healy (khealy@agcenter.lsu.edu) and Dr. Hannah Penn (hpenn@agcenter.lsu.edu).


How do I learn more and sign up?

To learn more, please email Hannah Penn (hpenn@agcenter.lsu.edu) or go to the survey website (https://bit.ly/2KeKpJc). You can sign up online.


Are there any risks involved?

We will need your contact information if you wish to receive your mite-check kit, take the second part of the survey and have your bees tested in the fall. Normal risks of beekeeping may also apply.

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