2014 Short Course Schedule
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Short Course Schedule

Monday July 28, 2014

  Beginners ClassroomAdvanced ClassroomAdvanced LABQueen Course--Jennifer BerryApiary Honey Show
Registration In the Hallway 8:00-8:30 REGISTRATION IN THE New Science Building (NSB)            
Welcome 8:30 - 8:50 am Welcome to Eastern Apiculture Society, EKU            
BREAKOUT SESSION #1 9:00 - 9:50AM Bee Biology for new beekeepers Jeff Harris Advanced honey bee Biology Wyatt Magnum Bee Anatomy, Marty Matisoff Overview: Life History of Queens and Drones, JB   Smoker Basics Honey Show, Palmer
                 
BREAKOUT SESSION #2 10:00 - 10:50AM Seasonal hive management Ernesto Guzman Honey bee pheromones Maryann Frazier Mite Anatomy--Diana Sammataro Why Rear Your Own Queens and How to Start, JB   Managing Top Bar Hives, Christy Hemenway Honey Show, Palmer
BREAKOUT SESSION #3 11:00 - 11:50AM Common honey bee diseases Tom Webster Pesticides management -Doug McRory basic microscopy for beginners Don Coats Timing is Everything: Rearing Superior Queens Months in Advance, JB   Making nucs and increase Wyatt Magnum Honey Show, Palmer
Room 123 12:00 - 1:30 PM LUNCH            
BREAKOUT SESSION #4 1:30PM - 2:30 PM Honey bee nutrition Diana Sammataro Managing bees for honey production, Ed Holcombe Pollen identification Don Coats Setting up Starters and Finisher Colonies, JB   Organic Beekeeping, Sean Clark Honey Show, Palmer
BREAKOUT SESSION #5 3:00PM - 4:00PM Common honey bee pests and parasites Ernesto Guzman Honey bee queen Biology Jeff Harris Nosema-Tom Webster Hive Evaluations for selecting Breeders and Record Keeping, JB   Forklift Demos--Stephanie Tarwater Honey Show, Palmer
Evening Social Activity 7:00 - 9:00PM Latest Developmenst in RNA interference Technology, Dr. S.R. Palli (University of Kentucky Entomologist)            
Master Beekeepers Exam Review 7-9:00 p.m. Crabbe Library--Tentative Crabbe Library--Tentative Crabbe Library--Tentative Crabbe Library--Tentative Crabbe Library--Tentative Crabbe Library--Tentative Crabbe Library--Tentative

 

Tuesday July 29, 2014

 ZumBEEBeginnersAdvanced BeekeepersLabQueens--J. BerryApiaryZumBEEZumBEE
Registration In the Hallway Starts 8:30AM REGISTRATION IN THE HALLWAY            
BREAKOUT SESSION #1 9:00 - 9:45AM Honey bee queen Biology Jeff Harris Small Hive Beetle Sean Burgess Bee Anatomy, Marty Matisoff What you will need: Equipment and Instructions for Starting with Queens      
BREAKOUT SESSION #2 10:00 - 10:45AM Beekeeping in town and urban areas Tom Webster Varroa Mite controls--Ernesto Guzman Honey bee anatomy and necropsy: Advanced Don Coats Learn how to Graft: Hands on Grafting Session   What do your hives tell you: Basic Hive Inspection, Maryann Frazier  
BREAKOUT SESSION #3 11:00 - 11:45AM Top bar hive beekeeping Wyatt Magnum From hobby to commercial beekeeping Doug McRory Mite Anatomy--Diana Sammataro Learn how to Graft: Hands on Grafting Session Smoker Basics    
Room 123 12:00 - 1:30 PM LUNCH            
BREAKOUT SESSION #4 1:30PM - 2:30 PM Common queen problems Jeff Harris   Nosema-Tom Webster Resistance Queens: Harris   Setting Up Mating/Nuc Colonies & Marking Queens Hope Johnson: Quilting Session
BREAKOUT SESSION #5 3:00PM - 4:00 PM Overwintering--Ernesto Guzman Marketing honey Doug McRory Trachael Mites--Ed Holcombe Drones   Non-Grafting techniques