December 2019

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Ontario Beekeepers’ Association (OBA) is seeking a new Technology-Transfer Program Lead, Canada

We are seeking a new Lead Specialist for OBA’s world-class Technology-Transfer Program, as part of a planned transition. Position Highlights: Education Graduate degree or Bachelor of Science, with coursework in apiculture, entomology, biology, and/or agriculture. Experience Three years or more of experience working with honey bees. Experience with project management, applied research in the field…

Consequences of a short time exposure to a sublethal dose of Flupyradifurone (Sivanto) pesticide early in life on survival and immunity in the honeybee (Apis mellifera)

Dramatic losses of pollinating insects have become of global concern, as they threaten not only key ecosystem services but also human food production. Recent research provided evidence that interactions between ecological stressors are drivers of declining pollinator health and responsible for observed population collapses. We used the honeybee Apis mellifera and conducted a series of…