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Dr. Tracy Farone

Professor of Biology/veterinarian

Dr. Tracy Farone, DVM is a Professor of Biology at Grove City College in Pennsylvania. She has worked in various areas of private practice, academia, and/or research for over 23 years.

Since late 2016, Dr. Farone has been researching beekeeping and bee medicine. In 2019, she was granted a sabbatical to allow specific time to pursue apicultural studies and develop a teaching and research apiary at her college. Dr. Farone has worked in the field with dozens of back yard, sideline, commercial beekeepers, and bee researchers, both in the US and in Europe.

Dr. Farone gives bee lectures for universities, veterinary associations, and various bee clubs around the country. She has published several articles on bee medicine, including a monthly “Bee Vet” series for Bee Culture, written biosecurity industry guidelines for veterinarians entering bee yards in the US, and developed an educational website, https://www.gccbeeproject.com/ . Dr. Farone’s work and publications have also been featured in the JAVMA and Veterinary Clinics. She is consulting nationally and internationally with industry stakeholders, and manages two honey bee yards and a PSU pollinator friendly garden with the help of her research students.

Honey Bee Management

Dr. Tracy Farone - Veternarian To The Bees (S5, E12)

Sept. 5, 2022

Dr. Tracy Farone, joins us in this episode. Tracy is a veterinarian, a professor of biology at Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania, a board member of the Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium, a beekeeper and a regular …