Dr. Gordon Wardell, S.A.F.E. Research and Development, LLC, Tucson, AZ.
...Gordon I. Wardell, Ph.D.Dr. Gordon Wardell
has over 30 years experience as a professional apiculturist.He holds a Ph.D. in
Entomology with emphasis in Apiculture and Pest Management from Michigan State University
worked for 12 years in Asia and Southeast Asia helping improve beekeeping methodologies
and honey industry standardization.His
experience stretched from Nepal to Fiji, with most of his
in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand.In 1988, Gordon joined the faculty of the University of Maryland as the State Extension Apiculturist.
During this time he
also acted as a consultant to the U.S. Department of State
and the Agency for
International Development in matters of international apiculture development.He
moved to Arizona in 1996where he founded S.A.F.E. Research and Development, LLC in Tucson, AZ. SAFE specializes in products
for the honey bee industry.
will speak to us about bee nutrition and other nutrition related issues.