South Western Ohio Beekeepers Association
FREE Zoom Meeting
Barb has been the State Entomologist/Apiarist at the Ohio Department of Agriculture since 2009. Prior to that, she worked for 23 years at The Ohio State University as an entomologist and agronomic diagnostician in Extension.
As State Entomologist, she oversees the Apiary Program and identifies insects and other arthropods submitted from Ohio Nursery inspectors and businesses. Barb monitors the County Apiary Inspection Program and addresses honey bee issues in the state.
Barb has kept her own colonies of honey bees for over 35 years and belongs to Central Ohio Beekeepers and OSBA as well as The Ohio Lepidopterists and other insect-related organizations.