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2017 Fall Meeting

Joint meeting with Ontario Beekeepers' Association out of Ontario Canada!

Thrusday, Nov 16, 2017 8:30am - Sat, Nov 18, 2017 5:00pm

2017 Theme: North x NorthEast

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The ESHPA Fall Meeting will be held at:

Sheraton On The Falls Hotel
5685 Falls Avenue (You need passport or Enhanced License)
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6W7

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2 Full days of Speakers and Beekeeping Presentations Featuring:

  • Live Auction, and Silent Auctions
  • Honey show with CASH prizes.
  • Mead Competition - start those carboys brewing now.
  • Beekeeper of the Year award.

Optional Bus Tour Thursday, pick 1 of:

  • Parker Apiaries
  • Meade Tasting Workshop
  • Beekeeping 101


This is LAST YEARS agenda, this years coming soon!

2016 Agenda for both days - Subject to change

Friday November 4, 2016

8:15 am - REGISTRATION

8:45 am - Welcome and introduction of Directors & Officers                                   

                 MARK BERNINGHAUSEN - ESHPA President

9:00 am - Dr. Scott Mc Art - Update on Cornell Research

9:45 am - Onondage Count Health Department Rep - Lyme Disease Prevention and Detection

10:15 am - BREAK

10:45 am - Bret Adee - TBD

11:15 am - Hal McCabe - NY FarmNet - What is FarmNet and what can we do for your business?

11:15 am - Paul Cappy - NY Ag & Mkts - The New European is here

12:00 pm - LUNCH

1:00 pm - NY State Motor Carrier Safety Program Rep - Laws that affect motor vehicles used in beekeeping

1:30 pm - Dr. Jonathan Lundgren - Non-Chemical varroa control on Blue Dasher Farm

2:15 pm - BREAK

2:30 pm - Phil Craft - When beekeeping goes bad

3:00 pm - Darrel Rufer - Minnesota Hygienic Bees

3:45 pm - BREAK

4:00 pm - ESHPA BUSINESS MEETING

6:00 pm - SOCIAL HOUR

7:00 pm - BANQUET –Silent Auction, Beekeeper of The Year Award, Honey and Mead Awards & “Beekeeping in Bangladesh - By Phil Craft”

 

Saturday November 5, 2016

9:00 am - Michele Colopy - Pesticides wintering in your hives

9:30 am - Dr. Jonathan Lungdren - Bio-Diversity and risks of pesticides

10:15 am - BREAK

10:45 am - Jerry LeClair - NY FarmNet - Where do we go from here? - Business Action Plans

11:15 am - Phil Craft - Varroa monitoring and control

12:00 pm - LUNCH

1:00 pm - Eric Wenger - True Source Honey - How clean is your honey?

1:30pm - Bret Adee - TBD                                                                                                                                    

2:15 pm - BREAK

2:30 pm - Emma Mullen - Cornell Honeybee Extension Associate - NY Bee Tech Team Update

3:15 pm - Darrel Rufer - TBD

4:00 pm - Closing Notes and THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING ESHPAS MEETING SEE YOU AT THE SUMMER PICNIC 3RD SAT IN JULY 2017