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MSU Pollinator Experts

If you have further questions, contact the MSU experts in the following categories below:


Meghan MilbrathDr. Meghan Milbrath, Assistant Professor, Entomology and Coordinator of the Michigan Pollinator Initiative

Specialties: Honey bee veterinarian, bacterial diseases, commercial beekeeping, and queen questions

Email: 517-884-9518 



AAna Heckna Heck, Extension Educator, Apiculture and Pollination

Specialties: Small-scale and hobby beekeeper questions, public concerns, best management practices, Heroes to Hives


Email: /Telephone: 571-884-7976



Adam Ingrao photoDr. Adam Ingrao, Veterans Liaison for Michigan State University Extension and Agricultural Entomologist
Hobby beekeeping, U.S. Army Veteran beekeeping questions
Dan Wyns photoDan Wyns, Michigan Technical Transfer Team, Bee Informed Partnership
Commercial beekeeping questions
Zachary Huang photoDr. Zachary Huang, Associate professor, Department of Entomology
Honey bee nutrition, disease, and queen questions
Telephone: 517-353-8136 
Rufus Isaacs photoDr. Rufus Isaacs, Professor, Berry Crops Entomology Lab, Department of Entomology
Native Bee questions
Telephone: 517-355-6619 
If you want to identify a native bee from a picture, try posting to iNaturalist and/or Bumble Bee Watch.