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EAS 2004 Advanced Short Course Details

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ADVANCED COURSE - More than 6 hives or years

MONDAY (Concurrent sessions)
A = Applied Bee Biology
8:30 amWhat We Need To Know To Apply
Dewey Caron, U. of Delaware
9:15 amHow & Why Bees Produce Honey
John Skinner, Univ of Tennessee
10:00 amBreak
10:30 amQueens, Queens, Queens
Clarence Collison, Mississippi State Univ.
11:45 amQ & A Session
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmApiary
Tom Webster, John Skinner & Rick Cooper
Demos of bee biology, queen evaluation, evaluating foraging populations and mite/disease challenges
2:30 pmBreak
3:00 pmApplying Bee Biology To Challenge Of Mites & Diseases
Tom Webster, Kentucky State Univ
4:00 pmDance Language & Beekeeping
Maryann Frazier, Penn State Univ

MONDAY (Concurrent Sessions)
B&C = Basics of Beekeeping Management – Cash in return for effort
8:30 amBeekeeping – No Longer A Hobby!
Kim Flottum, EAS Board Chair
9:15 amPollination As A Business
Joe Traynor, Bakersfield, CA
10:00 amBreak
10:30 amHoney House Pointers
Bob Cole, NC Master Beekeeper
11:15 amProducing Higher Value Bee Products
Cliff Sunflower, PA Master Beekeeper
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmKeeping Bees Easier, Not Harder
Jim Tew, Ohio State Univ
1:45 pmManagement Is The Key
Clarence Collison, Miss. State Univ
2:30 pmBreak
3:00 pmApiary
Jim Tew, Clarence Collison, Bob Cole & Master Beekeepers
MONDAY EVENING (joint session - both courses)
7:00 pmABC’s (con’t)
9:00 pmWhat English Beekeepers Can Teach Us
Maryann Frazier, Penn State Univ
Q & A - Panel of EXPERTS!
Dewey Caron, Maryann Frazier, Clarence Collison & others

TUESDAY (Concurrent Sessions)
A = Adjusting to same old (+ new) pathogens
8:30 amOur Changing Pathogen Situation In Beekeeping
Jim Tew
9:15 amGetting Beekeepers To ‘Buy-Into’ Regulatory Efforts
Dennis vanEngelsdorp, PA State Apiary Inspector
10:00 amBreak
10:30 amGenetics Of Pathogen Control
Marla Spivak, Univ of Minnesota
11:45 amQ & A Session
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmControl Of Bee Pests Mid-Western Style
Tom Webster, Ky State Univ
1:45 pmHow Thresholds Are Used In Control Decisions
Jennifer Berry, Univ. of Georgia
2:30 pmBreak
3:00 pmApiary
Jennifer Berry, Tom Webster, Rick Cooper and EAS Master Beekepers

TUESDAY (Concurrent Sessions)
B = BMP’s of Beekeeping
8:30 amBMP’s As We See Them In The South
John Skinner, U of Tennessee
9:15 amWhat BMP Means In Pollination
Joe Traynor, Bakersfield, CA
10:00 amBreak
10:30 amBMP’s As They Relate To Honey Production
Maryann Frazier, Penn State
11:45 amQ & A Session
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmBMP’S Relative To Diseases/Mites
Marla Spivak, Univ of Minnesota
1:45 pmApiary
Marla Spivak, John Skinner and others
3:00 pmBest Management Practices through Experience
Cliff Sunflower, PA Master Beekeeper
4:00 pmWhat Best Means Relative to Queens
Dennis Keeney, PA Queen Breeder
4:45 pmFood Safety
National Honey Board

TUESDAY (Concurrent Sessions)
C = Changing with the “new” market
8:30 amHow They Do It Overseas – Some Useful Tips
Ann Harman & Bob Cole, Master Beekeepers
9:15 amUsing Pollinating Bees to Produce A Quality Product
Mike Stangellini, Rutgers Univ
10:00 amBreak
10:30 amWhys And Wherefores Of Honey Production
Clarence Collison, Miss State
11:45 amQ & A Session
12:00 pmLunch
1:00 pmHow I Make Money From Bees
Cliff Sunflower, PA Master Beekeeper & Master Educator
1:45 pmExercise On Marketing Successfully
Ann Harman, Rick Cooper & others
2:30 pmBreak
3:00 pmBeeing Prepared For The Next Five Years
Jim Tew, Ohio State
4:00 pmHoney – What Have You Done For Me Lately!
Maryann Frazier, Penn State

TUESDAY EVENING SOCIAL (both courses)

WEDNESDAY (joint session - both courses)
A = Applying new research to old problems
8:30 amWhat IPM Means To My Beekeeping
Tom Webster, Kentucky State Univ
9:00 amCommercial Pollination & Colony Stress
Mike Stangellini, Rutgers Univ, NJ
B = Bees are my business….. and I have fun too…
9:30 amThe Biggest Business – Almond Pollination
Joe Traynor, Bakersfield, CA
10:00 amBreak
C = Challenges … will I bee ready to advance in next few years years?
10:30 amHow To Ensure Better Queens
Dennis Keeney, PA queen breeder/beekeeper
11:00 amWhat The Crystal Ball Says…
Jeff Pettis, USDA, Beltsville, MD
11:45 amWrapup & Evaluation
Dewey Caron & Ann Harman

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