CSBA Convention Highlights (Tuesday, Nov. 13)

Highlights from the CSBA Convention for Tuesday, Nov. 13.

Honey Bee Nutrition -  Dr. Eric Mussen, UC Davis

We have so far not found a good substitute food for our bees. Current products are a good supplement, but not sufficient to replace natural honey and pollen.

Definition of nutrition: provision to cells of nutrients required to sustain life.


- Proteins can be digestible or indigestible (fiber). They’re made of amino acids and folded very specifically based on the electrical charge of the elements involved – the folding pattern is crucial for...