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Jean Miller | Beekeeping in Kenya: History, Culture, Tradition, and Modern Practices, Current Problems and What We Can Learn

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

To register email: president@bostonbeekeepers.orgFree 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


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