MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST
Experienced beekeepers and wannabes must register for the Eastern Apicultural Society’s 2016 short course and conference at Stockton University in Galloway Township by July 10 to avoid a $25 surcharge.
The short course offers beginning and intermediate classes as well as specialized classes in queen rearing, Varroa sampling and control, and becoming a trainer, according to the EAS. It will be July 25-27, with the conference July 27-29.
The conference is five days of educational talks and workshops, national and local vendors, bee “Olympics,” honey show competitions, hands-on bee demonstrations, mead and candle-making, and a tour of a large beekeeping operation.
Presenters include James Frazier and Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Jeff Pettis and Medhat Nasr, Maryann Fraizier, Sarah Red-Laird, and David Tarpy, according to the EAS.
Experienced beekeepers can apply for Master Beekeeper certification exams. About 600 beekeepers are expected to attend.
To register visit easternapiculture.org/conferences/eas-2016.html/.
IF YOU GO:
WHAT: Eastern Apicultural Society 2016 Short Course and Conference
WHEN: July 25-27 short Course; July 27-29 Conference
WHERE: Stockton University, Galloway, NJ
COST: Short Course and Main Conference Combination (Mon-Fri) $250
Short Course Only $175
Main Conference Only $175
Single Day Fee $65
REGISTER: By July 10 to avoid $25 extra fee at easternapiculture.org/conferences/eas-2016.html
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