Beesboro Apiary Manager / Research Apiarist
Crop Science, a Division of Bayer
Jim Dempster has been a beekeeper for seven years and is certified by the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association. He manages Bayer’s Eastern Bee Care Technology Station, which is located at the Bayer Crop Science Development and Training site in Clayton, North Carolina.
At the Clayton site, Jim conducts trials and studies to improve honey bee health. He also provides tours and presentations to more than 400 visitors to the site each year. In addition, Jim manages three apiaries with 25-30 colonies of bees.