A honey bee on the MBP apiary sign

Registration is Now Open For The 2022 TN Master Beekeeping Program Classes

Registration is now open for the 2022 TN Master Beekeeping Program classes! Whether you are thinking about becoming a beekeeper or have been keeping bees for years, there is always new research-based information to learn. Please join us and help the bees by increasing your education to improve your beekeeping operation and decrease your losses. More information can be found here: https://epp.tennessee.edu/masterbee/. Due to the level of interest, please be patient when trying to register.

Portrait of Abdullah Almsaeed

Staff Spotlight: Abdullah Almsaeed

  After graduating from The University of Tennessee with a bachelor’s degree in computer science, Abdullah Almsaeed joined the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology (EPP) as a Web Developer and Research Associate. His interest in software development began at a young age. “I started learning computer programming as early as twelve years old” he stated. Abdullah grew up in Saudi Arabia and explained that during this time it was difficult for young residents to find opportunities to learn about computer science. He then continued with a little more detail about his backstory. “Because of access to the Internet, however, I managed to become a self-taught developer who created and sold his first software by the age of fifteen. Since