Feb 2, 2019 | 10:00 AM | Saturday
This is a day-long seminar offering five different educational presentations running concurrently throughout the day. There will be a full-day track of beginning classes for people with little or no experience keeping bees who want a solid foundation of beekeeping essen
Making Creamed Honey- Pamela Yeamens
Queen Rearing Workshop -Dr. Rangel
Annual Management-Ashley Ralph
Queen Management-Dr. Rangel
Growing Pains: Expanding from a Hobby to Sideline Beekeeper- Blake Shook
Homemade Products from the Hive- Ashley Ralph
Bees as an Ag Exemption-Sue Ann and Scott Untied
Marketing and Brand Development-Mark Hedley
Honey Bee Biology and Behavior-Lance Wilson
Top Bar Management Part 1 - Brandon Fehrenkamp
Top Bar Management Part 2 - Brandon Fehrenkamp
Swarm capture Technics-John Swan
How to Monitor for Varroa Mites-Mary Reed
Pest and Diseases of Honey Bees-Mary Reed
Preparing for a Honey Show-Pamela Yeamans
Producing Honey-Blake Shook
Live Bee Removals from Structures- John Swan
Making Increase w/o Buying Bees-Chuck Reburn
The 3 P's in Varroa Management- James and Chari Elam
The Top 8 Best Practices in Modern Beekeeping-Lance Wilson
Swarms, swarming and swarm management-Ryan Giesecke
Honey House Planning and Development-Mark Hedley
Honey Bee Nutrition and Feeding-Tanya Phillips
All proceeds for this event will be used to promote sustainable beekeeping practices and provide support to our much appreciated Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab, TBA Honey Queens Program, Texas Master Beekeepers Program.
Registration starts at 8:00am with the first class starting at 9:00am.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
The facility does not allow outside food at the event, but there are multiple lunch options less than 5 minutes away from the facility. Maps will be available the day of the event of all the local food establishments.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
While we will have a list of attendees, check-in will go more quickly if you bring your printed ticket with you.
Is there a discount for staying at the hotel?