Iredell County Beekeepers Association
2017 intermediate Bee School
Saturdays: January 28 and February 4, 2017
Cost $55 pre-registered and $60 at the door
Pre-registration deadline: January 20, 2017       Space is limited to 60 people
Location: Iredell County Agriculture Extension Center @ 444 Bristol Dr. Statesville NC 28677

January 28, 2017

8:30 – 8:55 Registration
8:55 – 9:00 Welcome and Logistics
9:00 – 9:50 Post Honey Harvest Management Practices & Considerations
Presenter: Frederick (Freddy) Proni, EAS Certified Master Beekeeper & NCSBA Western Regional Director
9:50 – 10:00  Break
10:00 – 10:50 Post Honey Harvest Management (continued)
10:50 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:50 Post Honey Harvest Management (continued)
11:50 – 1:00 Lunch (on your own)
1:00 – 1:50 Queen Castles – Raising Queens and Various Uses
                     Presenter: George McAllister, Mecklenburg Beekeepers
1:50 – 2:00 Break
2:00 – 2:50 Queen Castles – Raising Queens and Various Uses (continued)
2:50 – 3:00 Break
3:00 – 3:50 Question and Answer session


February 4, 2017

8:45 – 8:55 – Welcome Back
9:00 – 9:50 – Analyzing Dead Outs  
                        Presenter: Greg Fariss, NCDA Apiary Inspector & EAS Certified Master Beekeeper
9:50 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:50  Honey Bee Navigation: Presenter:  Greg Fariss
10:50 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:50  Current issues for beekeepers: Presenter:  Greg Fariss
11:50 – 1:00 Lunch  (on your own)
1:00 – 1:50  “Candle Making”   Presenters: Doug & Sylvia Shaw of Roaming Bee Candles
1:50 – 2:00 Break
2:00 – 2:50  “Candle Making” (continued)
2:50 – 3:00  Break
3:00 – 3:40  Question and Answer Session
3:40 – 4:00  Door Prizes Awarded
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