USDA and NMDA Honeybee Survey Training
Ryan Hiles, State Survey Coordinator, Entomology and Nursery Industries Division, NMDA traveled to Bosque Farms on July 17, 2015 to train the Surveyers for the APHIS National Honeybee Sampling Survey. The NM Beekeepers Association has a contract with the NMDA to sample 24 bee yards around New Mexico this year. If you have a yard with more then 8 Langstroth hives and want to have your hives tested for pesticide and disease, let us know at email@example.com.
photos by Jessie Brown