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2007 EAS SHORT COURSE
Sideline Beekeepers - > 6 hives &/or 5+ yrs experience

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MONDAY AUGUST 6, 2007

8:30 AM INCREASE MANAGEMENT: WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW Larry Connor, CT Wicwas Press
9:15 AM NUTRITION MANAGEMENT OF BEES - Dewey Caron, Univ of Delaware
OR
8:30 AM IPM WHAT WE NEED TO KNOW John Skinner, Univ of Tennessee
9:15 AM BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES THE 1st LINE OF DEFENSE AGAINST AHB - Dennis vanEngelsdorp, PA Dept Ag

10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM WHAT IS IDEAL HIVE NUMBER FOR SIDELINERS 300, 70 or 10? -Jim Tew, Ohio St
11:15 AM SIDELINER QUEENS? WHAT IS BEST? Larry Connor, CT Wicwas Press
11:45 AM Q & A Session
OR
10:30 -12:00 IN THE APIARY WITH THE INSPECTOR Bob Mitchell DE, Don Hopkins, NC and Jerry Fischer MD Apiary Inspector

LUNCH

1:15 PM TWO-QUEEN HIVES FOR MITE/HONEY PRODUCTION Maryann Frazier, Penn State
1:45 PM HONEY FLOW MANAGEMENT Clarence Collison, Mississippi State U
OR
1:15 PM KEEPING/INTERPRETING PAST HIVE RECORDS Dennis vanEngeldorp - PDA
1:45 PM HOW TO FIND OUT WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - Kim Flottum, Editor Bee Culture, Chair EAS BOD

2:30 PM BREAK

3:00 PM AFRICANIZED HONEY BEES ARE NOT AN ISSUE [OUTSIDE DEEP SOUTH]
     PRO Dewey Caron -- CON Dennis vanEngelsdorp
4:00 PM DO BEES REALLY HAVE A DANCE LANGUAGE?
     PRO Dave Tarpy -- CON Jim Tew
OR
3:00 PM MANAGING BEE MITES Diana Sammataro, USDA, Tucson
3:45 PM HOW TO USE THRESHOLDS IN MITE CONTROL/MANAGEMENT Jennifer Berry, U of Georgia
4:30 PM BEES AND THE PLANTS THEY NEED Larry Connor, Wicwas Press

DINNER on your own -- visit local restaurant

MONDAY EVENING (joint session)

7:00 PM CURRENT TRENDS AND ISSUES IN APICULTURE Jim Tew, Ohio State University
8:00 PM Q & A PANEL of EXPERTS! Larry Connor, Maryann Frazier, C. Collison & others

TUESDAY AUGUST 7, 2007

8:00 AM OUR CHANGING PATHOGEN SITUATION IN BEEKEEPING Jim Tew, Ohio State U
9:15 AM BEE RESEARCH YOU NEED TO KNOW Diana Sammataro, USDA Tucson
OR
8:00 AM MORNING IN THE APIARY Troup, Hopkins & Master Beekeepers
10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM VALUE OF UNDERSTANDING BEE ANATOMY Dave Tarpy, NC STATE
11:15 AM POLLINATION; THE GRAND INTERACTION AMONG BEES, PLANTS, BEEKEEPERS & PRODUCERS - John Skinner, U of Tenn
OR
10:30 AM MECHANICS OF QUEEN REARING w/ Clarence Collison & Larry Connor

12:00 LUNCH

1:00 PM CONTROL OF BEE PESTS - MID-WESTERN STYLE Kent Williams
1:45 PM QUALITY CONTROL OF BEE PRODUCTS - Maryann Frazier, Penn State U
OR
1:00 PM DELIVERY METHODS TO APPLY VOLATILE MITICIDES TO CONTROL VARROA Ernesto Guzman, Guelph Univ
1:45 PM DISEASES: THE PROBLEM WITH QUEENS Dennis vanEngelsdorp, PA Dept Ag Apiary Insp

2:30 PM BREAK

3:00 PM APIARY - John Skinner + EAS Master Beekeepers
OR
3:00 PM QUEEN QUALITY Clarence Collison, Mississippi State University
3:45 PM MANAGEMENT FOR HONEY PRODUCTION Jennifer Berry, Univ. of Georgia
4:30 PM HONEY PRODUCTION: COMPARING AHB, EHB & HYBRIDS - Ernesto Guzman

DINNER - on your own
EVENING SOCIAL (joint session)

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 8, 2007

NOTE: Joint Session with hobbyist short course and early-bird conference attendees
Conference attendees are invited to attend all Wednesday Short Course sessions. Afternoon Short Course sessions run in parallel with the Main Conference session.


8:00 AM CCD - WHAT ARE WE FINDING OUT! - Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Pa Dept Ag
9:00 AM MITICIDE EFFECTS ON QUEEN/DRONE PHYSIOLOGY Lisa Burley, VPI
OR
8-10:00AM LEARNING FROM OTHERS Claire Waring & Michael Badger, ENG; Michael Young, No. Ireland
10:00 AM BREAK

10:30 AM WHY ARE QUEENS FAILING? - Jeff Pettis, USDA, Beltsville, MD
11:15 AM ORIGINS OF BEE MITES Diana Sammataro, USDA, Tucson, AZ
OR
10:30 AM CLIMATE, URBANIZATION & NECTAR FLOW AN 80 YEAR RECORD Wayne Esaias, Goddard Space flight Center, MD
11:15 AM VIRUSES - ARE THEY THE REAL ISSUE? - Diana Cox-Foster, Penn State University

12:00 LUNCH

1:30 PM LOOKING BACK AT A LIFETIME OF BEE RESEARCH - Anita Collins, USDA ret
2:15 PM GENETIC BASIS OF HYGIENIC & GROOMING BEHAVIOR - Ernesto Guzman, UGuelph

3:00 PM BREAK

3:30 PM BEE NUTRTION & HEALTHY BEES - Heather Mattila, Cornell (Past EAS student winner)
4:15 PM WHAT DO WE STILL NEED TO KNOW? Jim Tew, Ohio State Univ

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