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.

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