Posted: 14 Jul 2010 06:06 PM PDT
Remember, back in school, hearing about Pavlov’s dog that learned to drool when it heard a bell ring? That method of “classical conditioning” is how Dr. Andrew Sutherland, a researcher with the University of California Davis Plant Pathology Department, is training honey bees to detect plant disease in agricultural crops.
Here’s the story, straight from Dr. Sutherland:
Bees trained to give early warning of plant disease was written and published by the Central Beekeepers Alliance - Honey Bees & Beekeeping in New Brunswick, Canada. For more information, please visit http://cba.stonehavenlife.com.
Posted: 14 Jul 2010 11:15 AM PDT
Central Beekeepers Alliance will hold our Summer corn boil at Dave & Ruth McKinneys’ place in Maugerville on August 21st. As always, visitors and new beekeepers are welcome. Corn will be provided — but do bring your favourite potluck supper dish and a good appetite!
Time: 6:30 p.m.
In CBA business at that meeting, we’ll also be looking for any last-minute volunteers who would like to man the beekeepers’ booth at the Fredericton Exhibition coming up in the first week of September.
Central Beekeepers Potluck Corn Boil 2010 – updated was written and published by the Central Beekeepers Alliance - Honey Bees & Beekeeping in New Brunswick, Canada. For more information, please visit http://cba.stonehavenlife.com.
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