George “BeeGeorge” Meyer

beekeeping Worton, MD
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George “BeeGeorge” Meyer studied beekeeping at Ohio State University Agriculture Technical Institute in beautiful Wooster, Ohio, under Dr. Jim Tew, earning a certificate degree. Meyer worked for the Maryland Department of Agriculture as an at-large regional bee inspector and ran pollination units for muskmelons in Central America working the Africanized bees. A past president of the Wye River Beekeepers and the Montgomery County Beekeepers Association, Meyer is also a former Maryland State Beekeepers Association vice president, representing Talbot County. Currently, Meyer runs approximately 150 colonies in Talbot County. He sells honey at retail locations, a few fairs, in bulk and in specialty bottlings, as well as nucs to beekeepers. Occasionally, he teaches a class for new beekeepers.

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