Grafting with Tyler

Tyler Lane in a bee suit

Grafting is one of many ways for beekeepers to raise their own queens. It can be especially helpful when you want to raise a specific quantity to be ready for installation by a certain date.

Our Grafting Field Day will be held:

Saturday, June 17, 2023

9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Cherry Glen Learning Farm

ALL 12 SPOTS ARE FILLED. The deposit will be returned up to a week after your participation. 

SPOTS ON the WAITING LIST are available with a $20 deposit and will be returned if unused.

Tyler Lane is the owner of Amanita Apiaries, a Des Moines-based beekeeping operation focused on honey production. As stay-at-home mom turned beekeeper, she was awarded a grant focused on the impact of mushroom extracts on viral levels in production honey bee colonies, and spent the majority of 2020 navigating the project during a pandemic. Diversifying her small business has lead to the additions of a queen breeding program, California almond pollination, and community outreach, and education.

A mentorship under Jason Foley of Foley’s Russian Bees started her interest in queen breeding in 2018, and expanded to running her own mating yard and genetic projects through the years since. 

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