Our program focuses on honey bee health, nutrition, and pollination with a goal of servicing commercial beekeepers, backyard beekeepers, producers, and all citizens that are interested in bees.
The Oregon Master Beekeeper Program represents a cooperative effort between Oregon State University and the Oregon State Beekeepers Association to contribute to both the health of honey bee colonies and the integrity of the practice of beekeeping throughout the region.
The primary objectives of the Oregon Master Beekeeper Program are to:
We would like to take this opportunity to alert / caution you regarding high mite populations in honey bee colonies this year due to another unusually long bee season similar to past years (2015 and 2016).
“Here’s a species that spends a big part of its life as a vulnerable queen,” said Andony Melathopoulos of Oregon State University. Bumblebees have “this really fascinating solitary phase.”
The Sagili Honey Bee Lab at Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon is seeking two Ph.D. students ...
The Food and Drug Administration’s new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) came in to effect on January 1, 2017, which means that beekeepers must obtain a prescription or VFD from a licensed ...
Protecting bees from pesticides just got easier with the release by Oregon State University of a smartphone app that farmers and beekeepers can use to consult a publication.