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Schedule of Events

Friday Evening (February 23, 2017)
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6:00 - 6:25 p.m.           Check-in & Registration

6:25 - 6:30  p.m.          Welcome and Opening Remarks - Dane Strickland

6:30 - 7:15 p.m.           Keith Delaplane – The Honey Bee Superorganism and Why It Matters to Beekeeping.

15 minute break

7:30 - 8:15 p.m.           You Pick:

Beginner – Clarence Collison – Swarm Management – Are You Winning?

Advanced – Adrian Quiney – Honey Then Bees: Overwintered Nuc to Honey Producers And Back             With Biotechnical Mite Control Methods  

15 minute break

8:30 - 9:15 p.m.           You Pick:                                                                               

Beginner – Ed Levi – Small Hive Beetles

Intermediate – Grant Gillard – How To Raise A Few Queens

 

Saturday (February 24, 2018):

 

8:15 - 8:45 a.m            Donuts, Check-in and Registration

8:45 - 9:00 a.m.           Oklahoma Beekeeping Update

9:00 - 9:45 a.m            Dr. Clarence Collision – Examining Combs- What Do They Tell You?

15 Minute Break

10:00 - 10:45 a.m.       You Pick:

Beginners – Grant Gillard –  Hindsight:  What I'd do differently if I had to start over again.

Advanced – Keith Delaplane – What the Superorganism Means for Honey Bee Breeding

15 Minute Break

11:00 - 11:45   a.m.     You Pick:

Beginners – Adrian Quiney – Lifecycle of the Honeybee - Sex, Violence, and Getting through the Winter.

Advanced – Ed Levi – How I Keep Bees Without Treatments

11:45 - 1:00     p.m.     Lunch Break

1:00 - 1:45       p.m.     You Pick:

Keith Delaplane – Honey Bee Epidemiology in an Age of Bee Decline

Nancy Gillard – Marketing Honey at Farmers Markets

15 Minute Break

2:00 - 2:45 p.m.           You Pick:

Beginner/Intermediate – Grant Gillard “Seven Habits of Highly Successful Beekeepers”  

Intermediate – Clarence Collison – Applying The Basics Of Honey Bee Biology

15 minute break

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.          You Pick:

All Levels – Ed Levi – Beekeeping Travels with Ed Levi

Advanced – Adrian Quiney – It's a Cluster... One Man's Foray into Treatment-Free Beekeeping with Nucs.

15 Minute Break

4:00 –  4:30 p.m.         Joint Session:  Q&A Panel with All Speakers

4:30 – 4:45 p.m.          Close Silent Auction & Wrap Up