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Date/Time
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 to Sat, Apr 1, 2017

Location
Venue 68

Category



Big Bee Buzz 2017

The cost this year is $35 per person, meals not included. Preregistration is requested – you can register by filling out the form below, be sure to choose the number of spaces equal to the number of people you are registering for. See you at the Buzz!

2017 BIG BEE BUZZ SCHEDULE

Friday Evening (March 31, 2017):
5:00 – 5:55 p.m.       Registration
6:00 – 6:05 p.m.       Welcome and Opening Remarks – Dane Strickland
6:05 – 6:50 p.m.       Joint Session
Phil Craft – When Beekeeping Goes Bad & What to Do
6:50 – 7:30 p.m.       Dinner Break
7:30 – 8:15 p.m.       You Pick:
Dr. Marion Ellis – Getting Started in Beekeeping (beginner)
Solomon Parker – Treatment Free Beekeeping: An Overview
8:15 – 8:30 p.m.       Break
8:30 – 9:15 p.m.       You Pick:
Beth Conrey – Honey Bees 101—Physiology and Social Structure (beginner)
Katie Lee – Breeding for Hygienic Behavior

Saturday (April 1, 2017):
8:15 – 8:45 a.m        Donuts and Registration
8:45 – 9:00 a.m.       Oklahoma Beekeeping Update
9:00 – 9:45 a.m        Joint Session
Dr. Marion Ellis – Managing Hives for Honey Production
9:45- 10:00 a.m.      Break
10:00 – 10:45 a.m.    You Pick:
Phil Craft – Nosema Disease (beginner)
Solomon Parker – Getting Started In Treatment Free Beekeeping
10:45 – 11:00 a.m.   Break
11:00 – 11:45 a.m.   You Pick:
Katy Lee – Colony Inspections (beginner)
Beth Conrey – There’s Plenty of Money in Honey
11:45 – 1:00  p.m.   Lunch Break
1:00 – 1:45     p.m.   You Pick
Katie Lee – Varroa Biology and Management (beginner)
Solomon Parker –  Easy Bee Breeding And Hive Expansion Methods
1:45 – 2:00 p.m.       Break
2:00 – 2:45 p.m.       You Pick:
Solomon Parker – Pick Your Hive (beginner)
Dr. Marion Ellis – Bee Behavior
2:45 – 3:00  p.m.     Break
3:00 – 3:45 p.m.      You Pick:
Beth Conrey – Making the City Pretty: Urban Bee Forage (Open to the general public as a free session)

Phil Craft  – Reducing Swarming & Making Nucs
3:45 – 4:00 p.m.      Break
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.       Joint Session:
Q&A Panel with All Speakers
4:45 – 5:00 p.m.      Close Silent Auction & Wrap Up

Bookings

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