We’ll be busy bees soon with a new cycle of trainings beginning in a few weeks! Atar Singh Kaintura, our Technical Expert, was in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh in September to help us plan for a strong season. Associated with UTMT since its founding days, Atarji was the technical resource person who laid the foundations for UTMT’s fieldwork.
- Atarji gives trainees tips on handling a beebox in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh
- Checking for signs of new queen cells, signalling the onset of a new growth season
- Using posters depicting important seasonal maintenance measures.
- Beekeepers all ears for Atarji’s advice on making the most of the upcoming season.
- With women beekeepers in Dhule
- Observing bees in a field of flowering niger, an oilseed. Niger is an important monsoon crop in the area, cultivated for oil.