2014 Mason Valley Beekeepers' Conference
February 28 and March 1, 2014
Pioneer Crossing Convention Center
11 North Main Street
Yerington, Nevada 89447
Friday, February 28, 2014
6:30 - 9:00 PM
"Meet and Greet in Bee-Friendly Yerington"
Presentation by Tom Adams, Seven Troughs Distillery, and Mike the Beekeeper.
Come and meet other beekeepers.
Early registration and refreshments will be served.
No host bar will be available.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
7:30 a.m. - Registration
8:00 a.m. - 12 Noon: Guest Speaker; three break-out sessions
12:00 Noon - LUNCH - Catered by Pioneer Crossing Convention Center
1:00 p.m. - 4:30 pm - Two break-out sessions; General topic; panel Q & A period
4:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks / Evaluations
Topics for Sessions include Bee Biology; Advantages of Small Cell Foundation; Pests/Diseases; Making Nucs; How to get started in Beekeeping; Swarming; hive products and their uses, queen rearing and others.
Other speakers will include Troy Bunch, Commercial beekeeper from Hughson, CA; Janet Brisson, Country Rubes, California beekeeper and entepreneur; Dan Bailey, Nevada beekeeper; Bonnie McLaughlin, Nevada beekeeper; Judy Hellwinkel, Nevada beekeeper; Chris Foster, Nevada beekeeper; Karen Foster, Nevada entepreneur; Joy Newton, Entomologist; Leonard Joy, Nevada beekeeper, Del Barber, Oregon beekeeper; and others.
Brushy Mountain Bee Farm Offers an Online Beekeeping Course.
This consists of four live presentations including a question and answer period. Each session will be about 1-1/2 to 2 hours. The class is free but advanced registration is required. The sessions will be February 17, 19, 24 and 26th starting at 6:00 P.M. EST
Brushy Mountain Online Beginning Beekeeping Course.
During 4 separate sessions we will discuss important topics on the honey bee and beekeeping. We will go over the hive and the tools needed to help you succeed. This is the perfect place for beginners to find out what it takes to become a beekeeper and those who are looking to further educate themselves on beekeeping in general. Each session will be 1.5 hours in which your questions will be answered. This is your free opportunity to learn how to become a beekeeper!
Session 4 February 26th 6:00-7:30 PM Click Here to Sign Up