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Breeding Better Bees Webinar

Join Purdue Extension for the Breeding Better Bees webinar on Thursday, March 24, 2022 from 6:00-7:30 pm EDT featuring speakers Garett Slater, PhD Candidate with the Brock Harper Lab with the Entomology Department of Purdue University, and Melanie Kirby, Extension Educator at the Institute of American Indian Arts and member of the Adaptive Bee Breeding Alliance.  Garett will share information about designing a bee breeding program, trait/genetic selection, utilizing genetic breeding values, current research, and resources.  Melanie will speak about her bee production experiences including the difficulties of implementing a breeding program and how beekeepers across the U.S. can get involved with breeding stock selection.  Everyone is invited to attend this program generously sponsored by Purdue Extension.  RSVP’s are required by Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at:


Click here for a printable pdf version of the flyer:  Extension-News:county/washington/2022/breeding-better-bees-flyer-2022.pdf

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