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OAHN Bee Network Research Project: Surveillance on resistant Varroa destructor mite population to three synthetic acaricides in Ontario

Surveillance on resistant Varroa destructor mite population to synthetic acaricides in Ontario.

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Varroa Monitoring 2020

The goal of the Varroa Mite Awareness Campaign 2020 is to increase knowledge of Varroa mite testing and treatment in Ontario.

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Resources

Research and Projects

09 Jul , 2019

OAHN Bee Network Research Project: Surveillance on resistant Varroa destructor mite population to three synthetic acaricides in Ontario

Final report, presentation links, and infographic related to the OAHN Bee Network’s project on Varroa mite resistance.

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23 May , 2018

OAHN Bee Research Project: Culture, antimicrobial susceptibility and molecular typing of Paenibacillus larvae, a causative agent of American foulbrood (AFB)

Executive summary, full report, and poster for the OAHN Bee research project.

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Varroa Mite Monitoring

07 Aug , 2020

Varroa Mite Awareness and Resources

Videos and resources on Varroa mites in Ontario, as well as the results from the previous Varroa mite awareness campaigns.

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22 Aug , 2019

Varroa Monitoring 2020

Everything you need to know about monitoring for Varroa mites, including the link to enter your Varroa counts!

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21 Sep , 2018

Varroa Mite Awareness: Beekeeper Interviews (Jim Coneybeare, Tom Congdon)

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Apiculture Resources for Veterinarians

14 Mar , 2019

Private: Veterinary Course notes from OBA Workshop on Antimicrobial Management for Beekeeping in Ontario

2019 OBA VET WORKSHOP Antimicrobial Legislation Responsibilities for Vets and Beekeepers 2019 OBA Vet Workshop AMR Risks, Honey Bees and Beekeeping Thanks to the OBA for sharing these resources for veterinary reference.

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11 Feb , 2019

Apiculture Resources for Veterinarians

Find beekeeping resources relating to AMR for veterinarians here.

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24 Aug , 2017

OMAFRA’s 2017 Ontario Apiculture Winter Loss Survey

Learn about the number of bee colonies in Ontario, the methodology behind measuring these colonies, management practices, and more.

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02 Aug , 2017

Antimicrobial Use and Resistance — Change is Coming

Pending Federal Changes to Address Antimicrobial Resistance

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Podcasts

15 Feb , 2017

Bee Podcasts

To listen to OAHN Bee Podcasts – click here.

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Annual Reports

09 Mar , 2020

Annual OAHN Public Health Reports

Created especially for public health professionals in Ontario, highlighting pertinent topics the OAHN companion animal network’s reports.

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10 Feb , 2020

Ontario Animal Health Network Annual Update

The annual OAHN Update reviews the past year at a glance, Information sharing initiatives, Disease investigations, and our OAHN network members from all of the OAHN networks. Take a few moments to read through and review how the OAHN disease surveillance networks worked to improve animal health in Ontario. OAHN Annual Update 2018-2019 OAHN L’année …

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24 Apr , 2018

Staying Ahead of the Curve Magazine: The Disease Surveillance Plan 2013-2018

Detailing what the DSP and OAHN completed from 2013-2018, including summaries by network, research projects, equipment purchased, tests developed, and much more.

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Resources for Beekeepers

11 Feb , 2019

General Beekeeping Resources

Extensive list of online resources and courses for new and advanced beekeepers.

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02 Aug , 2017

Antimicrobial Use and Resistance — Change is Coming

Pending Federal Changes to Address Antimicrobial Resistance

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Varroa Mite Monitoring

07 Aug , 2020

Varroa Mite Awareness and Resources

Videos and resources on Varroa mites in Ontario, as well as the results from the previous Varroa mite awareness campaigns.

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22 Aug , 2019

Varroa Monitoring 2020

Everything you need to know about monitoring for Varroa mites, including the link to enter your Varroa counts!

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21 Sep , 2018

Varroa Mite Awareness: Beekeeper Interviews (Jim Coneybeare, Tom Congdon)

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Podcasts

15 Feb , 2017

Bee Podcasts

To listen to OAHN Bee Podcasts – click here.

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Annual Reports

09 Mar , 2020

Annual OAHN Public Health Reports

Created especially for public health professionals in Ontario, highlighting pertinent topics the OAHN companion animal network’s reports.

Read More >

10 Feb , 2020

Ontario Animal Health Network Annual Update

The annual OAHN Update reviews the past year at a glance, Information sharing initiatives, Disease investigations, and our OAHN network members from all of the OAHN networks. Take a few moments to read through and review how the OAHN disease surveillance networks worked to improve animal health in Ontario. OAHN Annual Update 2018-2019 OAHN L’année …

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24 Apr , 2018

Staying Ahead of the Curve Magazine: The Disease Surveillance Plan 2013-2018

Detailing what the DSP and OAHN completed from 2013-2018, including summaries by network, research projects, equipment purchased, tests developed, and much more.

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17 Aug , 2016

Bee Producer Report – Q2 2016

Update on small hive beetle, American foulbrood, honey bee testing at the AHL, new apiary import requirements for Eastern Canada, and much more.

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Team Members

Paul Kozak

Co-lead - Provincial Apiarist

OMAFRA

Jim Coneybeare

Industry Co-lead

Ontario Beekeepers’ Association

Dr. Hugh Cai

Animal Health Laboratory

University of Guelph

Les Eccles

Transfer Program – Lead Specialist

Ontario Beekeepers’ Association Technology

Dr. Ernesto Guzman

Director of the Honeybee Research Centre

University of Guelph

Paul Kelly

Honeybee Research Centre

University of Guelph

Dr. Nuria Morfin

Honeybee Research Centre

University of Guelph

Mylee Nordin

Niagara College

Commercial Beekeeping Program

Dr. Nigel Raine

Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator Conservation

University of Guelph

Dr. Amro Zayad

York University

Andrew Pitek

Beekeeper

Adam Ritchie

Beekeeper

Dr. Tim Pasma

Epidemiologist

OMAFRA

Dr. Melanie Barham

OAHN Coordinator

Animal Health Laboratory