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RBA Monthly Meeting – Online Only – Latest advancements in the honey bee microbiome management and hive probiotic supplements

September 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

A thank you for fellow RBA member Brett Findlay for our latest guest, Brendan Daisley a Banting-NSERC Postdoc, Allen-Vercoe Lab, University of Guelph also the President of ISAPP-SFA | as well as Creator of BEExact | and Canadian Bee Gut Project |

The talk will primarily focus on the honey bee microbiota and results from our recent studies testing how probiotics/beneficial bacteria influence honey bee resistance to disease. I will also be sharing details about the citizen science-driven Canadian Bee Gut Project ( and how BC beekeepers can actively get involved by donating bee samples from their operations this coming fall/2023.

Check the newletter for the link.



  • Virtual – See Newsletter for link