February 9, 2023     
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Zoom Presentation
Zoom, Presentation

Event Type

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Free to all BABA members!

Jean Miller has been a beekeeper since 2014 and became a Cornell University Master Beekeeper in 2021.

Presentation addresses:

  • Honey History and Culture in Kenya
  • Difference between our Western honey bee (Apis mellifera ligustica) and African honey bee
    (Apis mellifera scutellata)
  • Hive types used in Kenya
  • Honey harvesting
  • How to thwart a honey badger
  • Pests and Diseases
  • Why African bees tolerate varroa better than our honey bees
  • Elephant and Bee Project (Using hive fences to protect crops as well as elephants)
  • Keeping Stingless Honey Bees