"Colony Health for the Hobbyist/Sideliner Beekeeper"


November 16th, 2019 - 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m. - Hemmingson Center at Gonzaga University

This event is designed to bring current information on bee colony health to the hobbyist/sideliner beekeeper.

We will be at the John J. Hemmingson Center at Gonzaga University.

Parking will be free in the parking garage off Hamilton onto E. Desmet Ave.

Lunch is furnished as part of your ticket and we will be eating in the student dining area.

We will have many great speakers speaking from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm with a lunch in the middle.

The price for this event is $55.

Registration is online only at Brown Paper Tickets by clicking here:


   Scheduled speakers:

 Kelley Kulhanek, Ph.D student and BIP Member                                                           Bee Your Best Beekeeper - Best Management Practices; and

      Varroa Population Trends

                                                         Zachary Lamas, Member vanEngelsdorp Lab
                                                              Keeping Winter Prep Begins Mid-summer

                                                         Dr. Steve Sheppard, Washington State University

                                                              The Future for WSU's Bee Program

                                                         Dr. Jennifer Han, 
                                                               Using Fungi for Biological Control of Varroa

                                                         Dr. Nick Naeger,

                                                               Fungal Products as Potential Solutions for Bee Viruses


Dr. Brandon Hopkins, Washington State Unive

                                                               Effects of EFB and Treatment;

                                                               New Trends and Virus Brood Disease

                                                         Pat Heitkam, Vice President of Bee Informed Partnership

                                                               Packages and Queen Rearing

                                                         Slava Strogolov,

                                                               Microbials andYour Beehive


                                                                                   ...more to come

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