ESHPA 2017 SUMMER PICNIC AND GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
JULY 22, 2017
Theme: Determining Hive Health
Come join us at the 2017 ESHPA Summer Picnic at the famous Cornell Dyce Labs! We’re going to do some hands-in-the-hive learning, play some beekeeping games, win door prizes, enjoy a good lunch and listen to the latest from Cornell bee researchers.
Picnic Date: July 22, 2017
Location: Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Research, 209 Freese Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Cost: $25 – includes Chicken BBQ, Pasta Primavera, Pesto Potato salad, breads cookies, water and soda from Ithaca Bakery (lunch pre-registration required by July 8). Walk-in meeting-only registration also available.
Register online at ESHPA.org or use the coupon on page 2 of newsletter.
Our special program includes a chance to learn from expert beekeepers (veils are required for everyone approaching live hives.) Planned breakout sessions include:
“Varroa detection in the hive” taught by Emma Mullen, CCE Extension specialist
"Hive inspection basics" by Earl Villecco, commercial beekeeper
“Supplemental feeding strategies using sugars and pollen” by Jim Doan, commercial beekeeper
“Making splits and nucs” taught by Dan Winters, commercial beekeeper
“Preparing for the Fall Meeting honey show in Ontario” by Jon Ryan, commercial beekeeper
“Nosema detection” by Christina Wahl