Michigan Beekeepers Association Spring Pre-Conference Webinar with Dr. Marla Spivak

March 2, 2023 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Online using Zoom

Contact: Ana Heck

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Join Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and the Michigan Beekeepers Association for a Zoom webinar on Thursday, March 2nd at 7pm Eastern. Dr. Marla Spivak will present on Social Immunity: Honey Bees' Health Care System. In her talk, she will discuss two components of social immunity, propolis collection and hygienic behavior, and how they contribute to honey bee colony health. Dr. Spivak will also discuss progress in selecting honey bee colonies for resistance to Varroa mites and viruses.

Other pre-conference webinars include:

The Michigan Beekeepers Association's in-person conference will be held on Saturday, March 11th.

The series of webinars is free for students and members of Michigan Beekeepers Association and $20 for non-members. All dates, times, presenters, and topics are subject to change and cancelation.

Learn more about the conference and register.

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Accessibility accommodations

Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact, Ana Heck, two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.


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