As Extension apiculturist, Eric Mussen shared his knowledge of bees. Here he opens a hive for a group to show them the queen, worker bees and drones. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Eric and Helen Mussen (at left) of Davis with Gene and Christine Brandi of Los Banos at the American Beekeeping Federation conference in Reno. Gene Brandi presented Eric Mussen with the Founders' Award from the Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees.