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Worcester County Beekeepers Association MA. 2016
« on: February 23, 2016, 08:02:45 PM »

Worcester County Beekeepers Association is having a Spring Conference on March 5, 2015 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Manville Road, Leicester, MA, 9:00 AM ? 3:30 pm.

"We will have two of the top apiculturists from the Western U.S. coming in to speak this March. It will be a unique opportunity to hear these scientists from the West. I encourage you all to attend this all day session and expand your beekeeping horizons. FREE for members, non-members pay $10 or may join the WCBA for $15. I hope to see a full house and look forward to seeing you before the new bee season starts.
?Ken Warchol, Program Chairman

SPEAKERS:
 DR. WALTER S. SHEPPARD, Washington State University
 DR. JULIANA RANGEL POSADA, Texas A&M University

AGENDA & TOPICS:
 8:30?9:00
 Free Coffee, Danish & Bee talk

9:00
 WCBA President?s Welcome?Mary Duane

9:00?10:30
 DR. WALTER S. SHEPPARD
 Importation, utilization and conservation of honey bee genetic
 resources for selective breeding and stock improvement

10:30?12:00
 DR. JULIANA RANGEL POSADA
 Factors that affect reproductive health in honey bees

12:00-1:00
 Lunch
 (Register for lunch by Feb. 27, bring one or visit a local eatery)

1:00?2:15
 DR. WALTER S. SHEPPARD
 WSU research on alternative approaches to honey bee colony
 health: mushrooms, metabolic gases and management

2:15?3:30
 DR. JULIANA RANGEL POSADA
 Queen rearing mini workshop

3:30
 Closing and Raffle

LUNCH MENU:
 Cold cut buffet, salad, bread/rolls, pickles, potato salad, chips, dessert. $11 per person. Lunch registrations must be received by February 27, see our newsletter at WorcesterCountyBeekeepers.com for lunch form
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