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Posts Tagged: Western Apicultural Society Conference

'Bee Man' Norm Gary: Still Smokin'

Emeritus professor of apiculture Norm Gary (left) and Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist emeritus, pose with Gary's 70-year-old smoker. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

It's not every beekeeper who can say they've owned--and used--a smoker for 70 years. "Bee Man" Norman Gary can. And he displayed it at the Western Apicultural Society's 40th annual conference, held recently at UC Davis. Gary, who initiated and...

Inside the World of Bees

The Buzz

Gleanings from the Western Apicultural Society's 31st annual conference, being held in Healdsburg this week under the direction of president Eric Mussen, Extension apiculturist and member of the UC Davis Department of Entomology faculty:Honey bees can...

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2009 at 4:42 PM

Wazzup Aug. 17-20? WAS!

Honey Bee

WAS is not just the first and third person singular past indicative of be. It's the Western Apicultural Society, an organization dedicated to the science and art of  rearing honey bees. You'll find scores of commericial beekeepers at the 31st...

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2009 at 5:47 PM
 
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