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Do you have questions about honey bees or other pollinators that weren't answered by our website? Submit a question to an expert using the Ask Extension system. 

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, Apiculture Extension Educator

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


Email: /Telephone: 571-884-7976


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.