This August I was honored and humbled to take on the roles as the 42nd President of the Western Apicultural Society. I was ushered in by a band of WAS board members who are passionate about the survival of the organization, and I want to see a positive succession plan take place to the next generation of leaders. Past President Steve Sweet’s conference in Boise was so well done, and he set up a truly optimistic and encouraging atmosphere for myself and Vice President Jaylene … Read More...
The members of the Western Apicultural Society of North America (WAS) welcome you to learn about our Society, and become a member.
WAS is a non-profit, educational, beekeeping organization founded in 1978 for the benefit and enjoyment of all beekeepers in western North America. Membership is encouraged from anywhere in the world. However, the organization is specifically designed to meet the educational needs of beekeepers from the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming as well as the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan and the Yukon.
FDA, VFD, and VCPR – What Does this All Mean to Beekeepers? Jerry J. Bromenshenk, Ph.D.; 10/18/2017 Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD), January 1, 2017 Proposed in 2013, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a revised Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) on January 1, 2017. This new Act applies to any food-producing animals (cattle, pigs, […]