Events

Subscribe to RSS Feed

July 2014

Jul 10

North Carolina Summer Meeting

Thursday 07/10/2014 - 07/12/2014
July 10-12, 2014, Wilkes Community College, Wilkesboro, NC.
Speakers include Dr. Dewey Caron ? Oregon State University, Dr. Vaughn Bryant ? Texas A&M, Dr. David Tarpy ? NC State University, David Hackenberg ? Lewisburg PA, and Michael Young, Northern Ireland.

Details www.ncbeekeepers.org or (704) 358-8075
www.ncbeekeepers.org


Jul 11

SUMMER BEEKEEPING - Pennsylvania

Friday 07/11/2014 - 07/13/2014
SUMMER BEEKEEPING at DELVAL
All classes taught by Vincent Aloyo, Ph.D., master beekeeper.

Introductory Beekeeping

This weekend course is designed for hobbyists, beginning beekeepers or for experts needing a refresher. In this course you will learn about:

? Honey bee biology and behavior
? Building an apiary and harvesting honey
? Apiary equipment and supplies
? Management practices for each season

Course #: APR101-002
No. of sessions: 3
Day(s): Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Date(s): July 11, 12, 13
Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Main Campus, Feldman
Building: Room 114
Tuition: $190

Equipment needs: Bee veil, three-ring loose leaf binder, magnifying goggles are helpful if you have them.
Please Note: Gloves are not allowed in the apiary.


Jul 11

Delaware Valley - introductory Beekeeping

Friday 07/11/2014 - 07/13/2014
INTRODUCTORY BEEKEEPING
This weekend course is designed for hobbyists, beginning
beekeepers or for experts needing a refresher. In this
course you will learn about:
? Honey bee biology and behavior
? Building an apiary and harvesting honey
? Apiary equipment and supplies
? Management practices for each season

Course # APR101-002
No. of sessions: 3
Day(s): Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Date(s): July 11, 12, 13
Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Location: Main Campus, Feldman
Building: Room 114
Tuition: $190

Contact DelVal?s Office of Continuing Education at 215.489.4848 or conted@delval.edu with questions or to register.

REGISTRATION: Continuing Education, Delaware Valley College, 700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901 ? PHONE: 215.489.4848
Delaware Valley College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. For complete information on the college and consumer
information, visit delval.edu/about-delval. The college reserves the right to make changes in the staff, fees, courses of instruction and regulations without prior notice. Courses or cohorts
may be cancelled due to low student enrollment. I understand that once my registration is processed, I am officially registered for the term and that I am responsible for payment of all
tuition, fees and other charges. Regardless of any expected reliance on third party resources, I am and remain responsible for paying any and all outstanding balances to the College. If my
account is not paid in full, I further understand that the College may hire a collection agency to take action. If my account is assigned to a collection agency, I understand that I am responsible for any and all attorney fees, court costs or collection fees that may be incurred during the debt collection process. I have read and understand the College?s Withdrawal & Refund
policies. These policies can be found on the College?s website and in various publications, such as the Undergraduate Catalog, Student Handbook, etc.

Equipment needs for both courses: Bee veil, three-ring loose leaf binder, magnifying goggles are helpful if you have them. Please
Note: Gloves are not allowed in the apiary.


Jul 12

VT - Beekeepers Association - Summer Meeting

Saturday
The Vermont Beekeepers Association summer meeting will be held July 12, 2014 and Dr. Tom Seeley will be the guest speaker. Dr. Seeley will be discussing "Honey Bees in the Wild" and "Swarm Intelligence in Honey Bees". The meeting will be held in Bennington, VT and more information can be found at www.vermontbeekeepers.org . Everyone is welcome.
www.vermontbeekeepers.org


Jul 12

Summer Field Day - Iowa

Saturday 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Saturday, July 12th 2014 at Spring Valley Honey Farm, 14405 Hull Ave, Perry, IA
Registration at 8.30am.
Activities begin 9.00am ? 3.30pm.

Field Day Topics:
Simultaneous demonstrations, how-to and tips on promoting honey as a healthy sweetener, marketing your products, make beeswax candles, best knots for securing equipment in transit, catch a swarm, create a nuc, mini lab to dissect bees and identify Nosema spores.

Field sessions with live bees, including IPM techniques, will be done in small groups (bring your bee suit). Latest apiary report from Andy Joseph - State Apiarist.

Please bring a potluck dish to share. IHPA will provide chicken, potato chips, tableware, bottled water and coffee.

Any questions about the IHPA Summer Field Day, please contact Eli Kalke at field
stonefarms@netins.net or call 641-512-4728.
stonefarms@netins.net


Jul 19

NH - Beekeepers Workshop

Saturday
Beekeepers must take timely steps to control American Foulbrood and Varroa mites to SAVE THE BEES! Charles Andros, former NH/VT Apiary Inspector, will hold a beekeeping workshop from 1-3:30 PM on Saturday, July 19, at 18 MacLean Road, Alstead, NH 03602. The topics of discussion will be taking off and extracting honey, wax processing, treatment of mites and foulbrood, and making propolis tincture. We'll be inside if it is a rainy day. Registration required. email: lindenap@gmail.com or call 603-756-9056.
lindenap@gmail.com


Jul 20

61st Annual Beaverlodge Beekeepers? Field Day - Alberta

Sunday
The 61st Annual Beaverlodge Beekeepers? Field Day will be held on Friday June 20, 2014 at the Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Research Farm in Beaverlodge, Alberta, Canada. Our guest speakers this year include Dr. Jeff Pettis from the Beltsville Bee Lab and Dr. Eva Forsgren from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. The program will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will include outdoor demonstrations as well as talks from professionals on the latest findings in bee research. Also in attendance will be Provincial Apiculturists and representatives from the Canadian Honey Council, the Alberta Beekeepers? Commission and the Alberta Honey Producers? Cooperative. Don?t miss the FREE noon BBQ sponsored by honey industry members.

For more information contact Dr. Steve Pernal at: Steve.Pernal@agr.gc.caellness.org

Steve.Pernal@agr.gc.caellness.org


Jul 24

The SC Beekeepers Association 2014 Summer Meeting

Thursday 07/24/2014 - 07/26/2014
The SC Beekeepers Association will hold their 2014 Summer Meeting July 24 ? 26 at the Hendrix Student Center on the campus of Clemson University. The ?Honey Bee Survivability and Succeeding as a Beekeeper Program? features topics which impact small-scale beekeepers including, ?Queen rearing techniques?, ?Pesticide regulations?, ?Disease treatment options? and more.
To register: http://www.scstatebeekeepers.org/

www.scstatebeekeepers.org/


Jul 31

Washington State University Beekeeping Workshops

Thursday 07/31/2014 - 08/1/2014
STARTING RIGHT WITH BEES

WSU Beginning Beekeeping Workshop in Pullman, WA.

Thurs & Fri., July 31st & Aug 1st.
Instructors: Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey & WSU Bee Lab. graduate students

Interested in starting some bee colonies or want more confidence in working and caring for these? This 2-day course will cover bee biology, pest/disease identification, colony management, honey bee IPM, and gloveless beekeeping. The format is a combination of instruction and hands-on demonstration.

Bring a bee veil and whatever protective
clothing you are comfortable in, and lots of
questions.

Registration Fee: $125
Registration Form: http://entomology.wsu.edu/events/

Mail to: Washington State University, Dept.
of Entomology, Honey Bee Program,
166 FSHN, P.O. Box 646382. Pullman, WA
99164-6382
http://entomology.wsu.edu/events/