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Research Project: Apiary Sites for USDA-ARS Carl Hayden Bee Research Center (CHBRC), Research Honey Bee Colonies

Location: Carl Hayden Bee Research Center

Project Number: 2022-21000-020-12-N
Project Type: Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 1, 2020
End Date: Apr 30, 2021

Objective:
Provide space for housing honey bee colonies on University of Arizona farm land.

Approach:
Colonies will be placed on the University of Arizona Research Farms, and managed by USDA-ARS personnel to prevent disease and swarming. In addition, experiments will be conducted using the colonies at the apiary sites.