North American Bayer Bee Care Center Discussion on 'Around the Triangle'
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Bayer’s entomologist and apiologist Dick Rogers and project manager Robyn Keen recently sat down with Steve Sedahl from Around the Triangle to discuss the North American Bayer Bee Care Center, which we are breaking ground on next month.
The North American Bee Care Center will serve as a gathering place for researchers, bee experts, students and other visitors to meet regularly with leading Bayer scientists. The Bayer Bee Care Center is dedicated to promoting and protecting bee health so that these hard-working, beneficial insects can continue to provide hive products as well as pollination services for foods we enjoy each day.
Bayer’s North American Bee Care Center will include:
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- Full laboratory and research apiary, as well as honey extraction and workshop space needed to conduct bee health research and to support a practical apiculture. The research will focus on Integrated Pest Management for the multiple causes affecting bee health, such as parasites, like the Varroa mite, predators, diseases, seasonal management, and environmental stressors
- The active promotion of bee-responsible use of Bayer products along with communication activities worldwide
- State-of-the art meeting, training and presentation facilities for beekeepers, farmers and educators to provide resources and an interactive learning center