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COMING THIS FALL

An Exciting New Learning Opportunity for Existing and Intermediate Beekeepers

NC STATE UNIVERSITY APICULTURE PROGRAM + YOUR LOCAL NC EXTENSION OFFICE

PRESENT

Video + Live Lectures from Dr. David R. Tarpy and Colleagues

Hands-On Demonstrations and Certificate of Completion

Live Question and Answer Sessions 

The Perfect Prep Opportunity for the Journeyman Beekeepers Exam!

Lenoir, North Carolina

120 Hospital Ave 

Lenoir, NC 28645

August 23, 2019

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

August 24, 2019

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Piedmont

Pittsboro, North Carolina

1192 US 64 W Bus

Pittsboro, NC 27312

September 6, 2019

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

September 7, 2019

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Coast

Bolivia, North Carolina

25 Referendum Dr. NE

 Bolivia, NC 28422

October 4, 2019

10:00 am - 5:30 pm

October 5, 2019

8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Mountains

If you need help with using our registration system, please refer to this link:

If you have further technical problems or question about our registration process please email us at: 

reporter_support@ncsu.edu

$150

PER

PERSON

THE PRICE OF REGISTRATION INCLUDES

Lunch and Snacks

BEES Academy T-Shirt

Handouts and Lecture Notes

PRICING AND REGISTRATION:

DAY 1

* Different locations will have slightly different content based on local interests and resources. 

The specific agendas for each location will be available in the registration process for that event.

LECTURE AGENDA*

HONEY BEE 
BIOLOGY
HONEY BEE 
MANAGEMENT

10:00 am

10:15 am

10:45 am

10:55 am

11:00 am

11:30 am

11:50 am

1:00 pm

1:30 pm

1:50 pm

1:55 pm

2:55 pm

3:25 pm

3:30 pm

4:45 pm

5:30 pm

Introduction

Development and Anatomy (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Division of Labor and Bee Behavior (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Lunch (1:10)

Queens, Drones, and Mating (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Diseases, Parasites, and Disorders (60 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Varroa Integrated Pest Management (75 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Convene

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

DAY 2

HONEY BEE 
MANAGEMENT
HONEY BEE 
INDUSTRY

8:30 am

9:15 am

9:25 am

9:30 am

10:00 am

10:10 am

10:30 am

11:00 am

11:10 am

11:15 am

11:45 am

12:00 pm

1:00 pm

2:40 pm

Advanced Management (45 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Africanized Honey Bees (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Importance of Pesticides (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Break

Honey and Other Hive Products (30 mins)

Question and Answer Discussion

Lunch

Hands-On Demonstrations (20 mins per station)

Station 1 -  Hive Products

Station 2 -  Reading Pesticide Labels

Station 3 - Working with Microscope 

Station 4 - Mite Counts using Sugar Shake Method

Station 5 - Nutrition and Pollen Patty Making

Wrap Up and Certificates

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Recorded Video Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

Live Lecture (Dr. David Tarpy)

NCSU Apiculture Program Members