Researchers: Dr. Shelley Hoover & Dr. Renata Labuschagne
Objective: 1) Provide proof of concept that overwintering queens en masse is feasible in Alberta. 2) Develop prototype management strategies for mass overwintering queens in Alberta. 3) Validate the performance and quality of overwintered new summer-mated queens.
Researchers: Samantha Muirhead, Dr. Renata Labuschagne & Alexandra Panasiuk
Objective: Alberta’s Tech Transfer Program (TTP) and the Government of Alberta’s Bee Health Assurance Team (BHAT) have been proactively working to assess Apivar® efficacy across Alberta. Our goal is to continue randomly screen Varroa mite populations from across the province before treatments are applied in the fall.