Kauai Beekeepers Meetings

SOURCE: James Trujillo (jtrujill@hawaii.edu) SUHHEAD: Two meetings for those interested in bee keeping scheduled for November 29th and 30th. Image above: Honey bee on draws nectar from flower. From (http://townipproject09.wikispaces.com/Disappearance+of+Honey+Bees). The Kauai Beekeepers' Association and the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture invite Kaua'i beekeepers and persons interested in learning more about beekeeping to a free presentation by Rob Snyder, a member of Bee Laboratory team at Pennsylvania State University where he organizes and assist in the National Honey Bee Survey. The Penn State Bee Laboratory is recognized nationally as one of the premier labs conducting research on varroa, diseases associated with varroa and colony collapse disorder. Mr. Snyder will be giving two separate presentations on Monday evening and Tuesday morning. The first - Beekeeping Basics, is geared toward beginning beekeepers and hobbyist and will address a variety of issues including how to keep your hives healthy and basic good practices for beekeeping. WHAT: Basic Beekeeping WHERE: Kauai Community College at Tech 114 WHEN: Monday, November 29, 2010 at 6:00 PM The second presentation is entitled “Preparing for Varroa and Small Hive Beetle”. This presentation is oriented to more advanced beekeepers and will focus on what beekeepers can do now to prepare for varroa and small hive beetle. WHAT: Preparing for Varroa and Small Hive Beetle WHEN: Tuesday. November 30, 2010 at 9:00 AM WHERE: HDOA Conference Room 4398A Pua Loke Street INFO: Darcy Oishi CALL: (808) 973‐9524 EMAIL: darcy.e.oishi@hawaii.gov Jimmy Trujillo CALL:(808) 346 7725 EMAIL: jtrujill@hawaii.edu WEBSITE: http://kauaibuzz.blogspot.co . .


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Anonymous said...

Trying to get this to Jimmy:

"Crop Pollination Exposes Honey Bees to Pesticides Which Alters Their Susceptibility to the Gut Pathogen Nosema ceranae"

Please pass it on to him, Juan.

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