Dick Rogers has been keeping and studying honeybees since 1973, and has been a professional Entomologist for over 40 years. He received his BSc from Acadia University, Nova Scotia, and his MSc from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec. His career includes being a consulting entomologist / contract researcher / beekeeper / extension entomologist / apiculturist / adjunct professor and other university appointments. Dick started with Bayer in 2009 as a Principal Scientist/Entomologist in Ecotoxicology. In 2012 he started and managed the Bee Health and Integrated Apiculture Research Program of the former Bayer Bee Care Center-NA, in Research Triangle Park, NC. He is both an internal and external resource and educator on bees, apiculture, biodiversity, and sustainability. His research seeks to identify, develop, and evaluate tools and processes to improve management of honeybee colonies. He is a practitioner and advocate for advancing technology for precision apiculture. His office was moved to St. Louis, MO in 2019, but he is currently working from home in Chapel Hill, NC. He has been a member of many committees and professional organizations. Two notable groups he is currently a member of include the Apimondia Bee Data Standards Working Group, and the NAPPC Climate-Change and Pollinators Task Force.