ESHPA 2018 SUMMER PICNIC & GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
JULY 21, 2018
Speakers: Diana Cox-Foster, Emma Mullen & Scott McArt
ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED -
WALK-IN registration is welcome, however no lunch will be available for walk-in's
Each person must register, to register more then 1 person at a time, add the first person to the cart, wait 5 seconds, then you can add another person to the cart.
Repeat as needed.
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.) Planned breakout sessions include:
“Evaluating your Brood; Production, nutrition and health."
"Signs of good queen health."
“Splitting your Nuc and its Care."
“Biology of the Varroa Mite"
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.