Posts Tagged: Queen Turner
In recent years, honey bees received neither recognition nor respect until commercial beekeeper...
Queen Turner inspects the beekeeping operation on the rooftop of the San Francisco Chronicle. Turner completed a 10-month stay in the U.S. and returned to Botswana where she is head of the beekeeping section of the Ministry of Agriculture in the Botswana government. (Photo: Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Bee breeder-geneticist Susan Cobey, formerly of UC Davis and now of Washington State University, examines a frame. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
One is a renowned bee scientist based in Washington state. One is a noted commercial queen bee...
Bee scientist Susan Cobey holds a frame of bees at the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley) Garvey)
Commercial queen bee breeder Jackie Park-Burris of Palo Cedro opens a hive to a UC Davis class. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Queen Turner, head of the beekeeping section, Ministry of Agriculture, Botswana government, inspected hives on the roof of the San Francisco Chronicle. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Up on the rooftopReindeer pause,Out jumps good ol' Santa Claus... With all the rooftop beekeeping...
The San Francisco Chronicle engages in rooftop beekeeping and maintains two colonies and a fruit and vegetable garden. Journalists Deb Wandell and Meredith May are the beekeepers. Extension apiculturist Eric Mussen of the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology and Queen Turner, head of the beekeeping Section, Ministry of Agriculture, Botswana, inspected the hives last June. From left are Turner, Wandell and Mussen. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
San Francisco Chronicle journalists/beekeepers Journalists Meredith May (left) and Deb Wandell inspect a frame of honey on the Chronicle's rooftop. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)