Jamie Ellis

Dr. Jamie Ellis – Lecture Title: “Honey Bee Biology”   June 13 we will have Dr. Jamie Ellis from the University of Florida as our special guest speaker. Dr. Ellis is a nationally know beekeeper, the head of Entomology at UoF, and a regular contributor to American Bee Journal magazine. He will be speaking to our club for 2 hours with a 20 minute break in between so get to Oatland by 6:00. We will be having a special raffle (super charged with amazing stuff, including a complete hive) so that we can continue to bring in speakers like Dr. Ellis and Dr. Delaplane. If you...

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Steven Nofs

Steven Nofs, Master Beekeeper – Lecture title: “Pollen, Harvesting, & Benefits”   Unlike most beekeepers who learned the craft from a close friend or family member, I had no exposure to honeybees until my 20s. While finishing my engineering degree at Virginia Tech, I needed some electives and while searching the course catalog, I found “Introduction to Bees and Beekeeping.” That course got me hooked and I have thoroughly enjoyed keeping bees ever since. Along with my wife Jacqueline, we produce honey and many other hive products in the central Georgia area...

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