Mississippi State Beekeepers Association

Kelley's will be attending this event

The Mississippi Beekeepers Association will hold their annual convention at the Clarion Inn &
Summit Center in Tupelo, MS on Friday-Saturday, November 15-16, 2013. Several speakers
with substantial national and international stature will present either current research or topics
important to beekeeping at the general session. These include Dr. Medhat Nasr (Provincial
Apiculturist, Alberta, Canada), Dr. Jerry Hayes (Monsanto), Mr. Phil Craft (of the “Ask Phil’
column in Bee Culture), Dr. Jeff Gore (Delta Research and Extension Center, Stoneville, MS)
and Dr. John Adamczyk (USDA, ARS in Poplarville, MS). A banquet meal will occur Friday
night, and there will also be a honey contest judged by Dr. Jeff Harris.
Preregistration is requested. A block of rooms have been reserved at the Clarion Inn (852 N.
Gloster Street, Tupelo, MS 38804; 662.844.4343) to accommodate attendees. For copies of the
agenda (in preparation), registration forms and other details please contact Jeff Harris
((662) 325- 2976; email jharris@entomology.msstate.edu).
Important deadlines:
Please reserve your hotel rooms by November 1, 2013 to secure the group rate ($79 + tax).
Note that there will be a block of 25 rooms for two nights beginning on Thursday, November 14,
2013. These rooms will accommodate those who will attend the MBA Executive Board meeting
on Thursday evening at 7:00 PM. An additional 50 rooms will be blocked for Friday night.
Please pre-register for the convention and banquet meals by November 1, 2013 so that we can
have an accurate head count for all activities.

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