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EAS Shortcourse
Monday, July 31, 2006
  Beginners:
From the Bottom Up
Advanced:
Emphasis on Genetics and Breeding
  Lectures Lectures
8:30 Biology of the Honey Bee,
Dewey Caron
Honey Bee Genetics and Breeding,
Ernesto Guzman
9:30 History of the Bee Hive,
Keith Delaplane
Problem Solving with Genetics: Case Histories,
John Harbo
10:15 Break Break
10:45 Honey Bee Ecology,
Eleanor Spicer
Requeening: New Ideas,
Ed Levi
11:15 How to Get Started,
PN Williams
The WSU Breeding Program,
Steve Sheppard
12:00 Lunch Lunch
1:15 Spring/Summer Management,
Dan Harris
Small-Scale Queen Rearing,
Don Hopkins
2:00 Fall/Winter Management,
Tony Jadczak
Setting Up Swarm Boxes and Finishers,
Dann Purvis
2:45 Break Break
  Afternoon Lectures & Workshops, concurrent sessions
3:15 Equipment for Honey Processing,
Jerry Latner
Introduction to Doolittle Queen-Rearing Method,
Steve Sheppard (continual session)
Beekeeping in the South,
Bill Owens
Specialty Products with Beeswax,
Virginia Webb (continual session)
The Culinary Side of Beekeeping,
Michael Young (continual session)
Meet Me in the Beeyard,
Fred Rossman
4:30 Site Selection,
Will Hicks
Introduction to Doolittle Queen-Rearing Method: Part II,
Steve Sheppard
Trouble-shooting in the Bee Hive,
Jerry Hayes
Specialty Products with Beeswax: Part II,
Virginia Webb
The Culinary Side of Beekeeping: Part II,
Michael Young
Beekeeping Problems You’re Likely to Overlook,
Ed Levi
5:30 Dinner Dinner


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EAS Shortcourse
Tuesday, August 1, 2006
  Beginners:
From the Bottom Up
Advanced:
Emphasis on Genetics and Breeding
  Lectures Lectures
8:30 Honey Bee Diseases,
Clarence Collison
Inspector’s Perspective on Africanized Bees,
Tony Jadczak
9:15 Parasites and Nest Invaders,
Mike Hood
Public Relations and Africanized Bees,
Jim Tew
10:00 Break Break
10:30 IPM Concept,
Keith Delaplane
Africanized Bees in Bolivia,
Dewey Caron
11:15 Managing for Honey in the South,
PN Williams
Asian Apis,
Denis Anderson
12:00 Lunch Lunch
1:15 Non-Infectious Disorders,
Jennifer Berry
Bee Breeding in Cold Climates,
Ernesto Guzman
2:00 Judging Bee Hive Products,
Robert Brewer
Quality Issues with Instrumentally-Inseminated Queens,
John Harbo
2:45 Break Break
  Afternoon Lectures & Workshops, concurrent sessions
3:15 Diagnosing Brood Diseases: Part I,
Mike Hood
Follow-up to Doolittle,
Steve Sheppard
Honey Processing: Techniques & Equipment,
Bill Owens
Mead Making,
Michael Young
Meet Me in the Beeyard,
Dann Purvis
Potions and Lotions,
Marlene Thomas (continual session)
4:30 Pollen Analysis of Honey,
Paul Arnold
Advanced Requeening Techniques,
Keith Fielder
Vertebrate Beekeeping Pests,
Ed Levi
Problem Bee Removal,
Cindy Bee
Diagnosing Adult Diseases: Part II,
Tony Jadczak
Emergency Responders and Africanized Bees,
Bill Owens
Meet Me in the Beeyard,
Jim Tew
Potions and Lotions: Part II,
Marlene Thomas
5:30 Dinner Dinner


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EAS Shortcourse and Conference
Wednesday, August 2, 2006
  Lectures
8:30 Africanized Honey Bees in Eastern North America,
Jerry Hayes
9:15 Small Hive Beetles: Latest IPM-based Controls,
Mike Hood
10:00 Break
10:30 Which Varroa? Which Apis?,
Denis Anderson
12:00 Lunch
EAS Director’s Working Lunch
1:15 Potential Range and Impact of Africanized Bees in North America,
Ernesto Guzman
2:00 Drone Congregation Areas Re-Visited,
Marion Ellis
2:45 Break
  Afternoon Lectures & Workshops, concurrent sessions
3:15 Small-Scale Queen Rearing,
Don Hopkins
Oxalic Acid for Mite Control,
Marion Ellis
IBRA Beekeeping Museum Moves to Belgium,
Richard Jones
Why Biology Matters,
Denis Anderson
Problem Bee Removal,
Cindy Bee
What to Expect from Inspectors,
Tony Jadczak (outside)
Swarm Management,
Dan Harris (outside)
Bees and the Flowers They Love,
Dewey Caron
Soap Making,
Becky Tipton (continual sesssion)
Encaustic Painting: Part I,
Michael Young (continual session)
Bee Lining: Part I Inside,
Jim Fischer (continual sesssion)
Bees and Literature,
Tammy Horn & Larry Connor (continual session)
4:30 Setting Up Swarm Boxes and Finishers,
Dann Purvis
Tracheal Mites; the #2 killer,
John Skinner
Special Considerations for Warm-Weather Beekeeping,
Jerry Hayes
Pollen Analysis of Honey,
Paul Arnold
Specialty Products with Beeswax,
Virginia Webb
Handling Africanized Bees,
Ernesto Guzman & Greg Hunt
Soap Making: Part II,
Becky Tipton
Encaustic Painting: Part II,
Michael Young
Beekeeping Problems You’re Likely to Overlook,
Ed Levi
Bees and Literature: Part II,
Tammy Horn & Larry Connor
Bee Lining: Part II Outside,
Jim Fischer
6:00 Dinner - Hog Roast Dinner - Hog Roast


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EAS Conference
Thursday, August 3, 2006
  Lectures
8:30 Genetic Diversity of US Bee Populations,
Steve Sheppard
9:15 Drone Congregation Areas Re-Visited,
Marion Ellis
10:00 Break
10:30 Progress Towards Breeding for Tolerance to Varroa Mites,
Greg Hunt
11:15 Australian Bees in America,
Denis Anderson
12:00 Lunch
1:15 Breeding Africanized Bees in Mexico,
Ernesto Guzman
2:00 Importance of Beekeepers in the AHB Process,
Jerry Hayes
2:45 Break
  Afternoon Lectures & Workshops, concurrent sessions
3:15 Marketing on the Internet,
Carl & Virginia Webb
Introduction to Doolittle Queen-Rearing Method,
Steve Sheppard (continual session)
Pollination as a Business,
Tony Jadczak
The Optimum Bee Hive: Bee Density and Comb Size,
John Harbo
Bees and Literature,
Tammy Horn & Larry Connor
Small Hive Beetles: Lifestyles and Behavior,
Jamie Ellis
Meet Me in the Beeyard,
Denis Anderson
Mead Making,
Michael Young (continual session)
Genetics in the New Millennium,
Dann Purvis
Requeening Techniques in the Beeyard,
Keith Fielder
4:30 Making Splits and Nucs,
PN & Evelyn Williams (outside)
Introduction to Doolittle Queen-Rearing Method: Part II
Steve Sheppard
Formic Acid for Mite Control,
John Skinner
Toxic Nectar,
Paul Arnold
Wax Moth Biology and Control,
Mike Hood
History of North American Bee Importations,
Jim Tew
Searching for Pest in the Beeyard: ants, termites, SHB’s and more,
Jerry Hayes
Mead Making: Part II,
Michael Young
6:00 Dinner - Low Country Boil Dinner - Low Country Boil


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EAS Conference
Friday, August 4, 2006
  Lectures
8:30 The Honey Bee Genome Project,
Greg Hunt
9:15 Defensive Behavior of Other Bees,
Ernesto Guzman
10:00 Break
10:30 Varroa-Sensitive Hygiene,
John Harbo
11:15 Varroa Pathology: Mites are Just Part of It,
Denis Anderson
12:00 Lunch
EAS Business Meeting Working Lunch
1:00 Africanized Bee PR: What Works and What Doesn't,
Jerry Hayes/TD>
1:45 Nematodes for Small Hive Beetle Control,
Jamie Ellis
2:30 Break
  Afternoon Lectures & Workshops, concurrent sessions
3:15 IPM Methods,
John Skinner
The Culinary Side of Beekeeping,
Michael Young (continual session until 5:00 pm)
Reliable Sources of Beekeeping Information,
Kim Flottum
Giving a Beekeeping Presentation: Things to Do and Avoid,
Marion Ellis
Trouble Shooting in the Beeyard,
Bill Troup
Judging Bee Hive Products,
Robert Brewer
Alternatives to Chemical Treatments,
Steve Forrest
The Rise of the Russian Bee,
Carl Webb
Bee Fabrics and Crafts,
Marlene Thomas (continual session)
Meet Me in the Beeyard,
Denis Anderson
4:30 Beekeeping Gadgets: What Helps and What Doesn’t,
Dan Harris
The Culinary Side of Beekeeping: Part II,
Michael Young
Feeding Bees,
Dewey Caron
Breaking into New Markets,
Bob Binnie
Bee Fabrics and Crafts: Part II,
Marlene Thomas
Targeting Pollinators Where You Want Them,
Jim Tew
Meet Me in the Beeyard,
Marion Ellis
Inspection for the South,
Don Hopkins
6:00 Dinner - Southern Banquet & Ball Dinner - Southern Banquet & Ball

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updated: May 7, 2006