Austin 6th Annual Beekeeping Seminar

Sponsored by The Austin Area Beekeepers Association

Sat, January 21, 2017, 9:00am – 5:30pm

J.J. Pickle Research Campus 10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758 (map)

Cost: $60

The mission of this daylong seminar is to educate people of all experience levels in sustainable bee husbandry and to provide funding for The Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab. This is a daylong seminar offering 6 different educational presentations running concurrently in each time slot throughout the day. This will provide many beginning and advanced subjects to choose from. A separate beginner track has been formatted covering a variety of startup topics for soon to be or very new beekeepers. Afternoon sessions will include many different presentations including: • Honey Bee Management 1 and 2 • Honey Bee Biology and Behavior • Top Bar Management 1 and 2 • Varroa Management • Brood Disease Control • Swarm Capture Techniques • Raising Queens • Learn Honey Extraction Techniques • Harvest Economics • Beneficial Bee Flowers • Texas Ag Exemption • Ask an Expert • Queen Finding and Requeening • Honey Bee Reproductive Biology • Colony Supersedure and Management • Making Splits • Nutrition Management • Spring Management • Cut-Outs • Products of the Hive • Equipment Building Workshops • Increasing Hive Productivity • Mead Making

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