ESHPA 2018 SUMMER PICNIC & GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
JULY 21, 2018
Speakers: Diana Cox-Foster, Emma Mullen & Scott McArt
Come join us at the 2018 ESHPA Summer Picnic at the famous Cornell Dyce Labs! We’re going to do some hands-in-the-hive learning, play some beekeeping games, win door prizes, enjoy a good lunch and listen to the latest from Cornell bee researchers.
Picnic Date: July 21, 2018
Location: Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Research, 209 Freese Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Cost: $35 – Does include catered lunch (until the 7/16/18 registration deadline, then no lunch ). $35 Walk-in meeting-only registration also available.
Our special program includes a chance to learn from expert beekeepers (veils are required for everyone approaching live hives.)
8:30am - Registration Opens
9:30am - Speaker Diane Cox-Foster - USDA Pollinating Insect-Biology management systematic research leader.
Topic - "An Update on research of inert pesticide adjutant's"
10:30am - Speaker Emma Mullen - Cornell University Associate Cornell Pollinator Network.
Topic - "NYS Beekeeper tech team update"
11:00am - Speaker Scott McArt - Cornell University Assistant professor of Pollinator Health.
Topic - "Update on Cornell Research and discussion of Beekeeping Registry."
12:00pm - Catered lunch.
1:00pm - ESHPA Business Meeting
2:00pm – 4:00 pm Breakout Sessions
- Signs of good queen health
- Splitting your Nuc and its care.
- Biology of the Varroa Mite.
- Evaluating your Brood; Production, Nutrition & Health.