DE Department Of Ag Hires New Apiarist

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The Delaware Department of Agriculture has a new State Apiarist today. Meghan McConnell was tabbed for the position. She’ll be inspecting bee colonies, conducting surveys on honey bee parasites, and conducting studies to learn how to control and eliminate disease. McConnell is currently getting her Master of Science in Entomology from the University of Maryland and will take the position full-time when she graduates in June.