South East Kentucky Bee School

South East Kentucky Bee School

February 8th, 2014

McCreary Central High School

120 Raider Way

Stearns, KY

Brought to you by the Big South Fork Beekeepers, Whitley County Beekeepers and Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

Schedule

8:00 Registration

9:00 Opening Session

10:00- 10:50 Session 1

11:00- 11:50 Session 2

11:50-1:00 Lunch/Exhibits

1:00- 1:50 Session 3

2:00- 2:50 Session 4

3:00 Closing Session

Opening Session 9:00-9:45 Auditorium

Heat Stress and Allergic Reactions- Bob Blevins

Opening Speaker- Kent Williams Kentucky Master Beekeeper

 

Session 1:  10:00 -10:50

  • Beginning Beekeeping I
  • Planting a Bee Garden-

Beth Wilson Pulaski County Horticulture Agent

  • Making Splits-

       Carl Barnett & Larry Chadwell

  • Natural Beekeeping-

Kent Williams

  • Queen Rearing Basics-

Sean Burgess

  • Swarm Management-

Tammy Horn

Session 2:  11:00 -11:50

  • Beginning Beekeeping II
  • Forage Crops for Bees-

Ric Bessin UK Entomology Specialist

  • Candle Making-
  • Controlling Insects in the Hive-

Ray McDonnell

  • Beginning Beekeeping For Spanish Speaking-

Laura Rogers KSU Area Agent

  • Hive Diagnosis-

Katherine White

Session 3:  1:00 – 1:50

  • Beginning Beekeeping III
  • Pressing Your Own Bees Wax-

Ric Bessin UK Entomology Specialist

  • Women in Beekeeping-

Tammy Horn

  • Spring Management-

Kevin Hendrix & Carl Jackson

  • Natural Beekeeping-

Kent Williams

  • Queen Rearing Basics-

Sean Burgess

  • Veil Making (2 hours to complete)

$25.00 class fee

Must be prepaid by 1/24/2014

June Williams & Rebecca Hintzman

 

Session 4:  2:00 – 2:50

  • Beginning Beekeeping IV (Question & Answer)
  • Making Splits-

Carl Barnett & Larry Chadwell

  • Races of Bees-

Ray McDonnell

  • Products from the Hive-

Kevin Hendrix

  • Involving Kids in Beekeeping-

Katherine White

  • Re-Queening & Queen Issues-

Randy Ison

  • Veil Making (Continued)

 

Honey Swap: Bring a 1 lb. bottle of honey. Turn it in at registration and receive a ticket. Pick up a different bottle at lunch.

Directions:

From Somerset: Travel Hwy 27 south to the second stop light in McCreary County, turn right onto Hwy 92 west, travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Raider Way, follow Raider Way all the way to the end.  Travel time is approximately 45 minutes.

From London: Travel I-75 south to the south Williamsburg Exit (Hwy 92 ), take Hwy 92 west to Hwy 27 in Pine Knot, turn right onto Hwy 27 north and go to the second stop light, turn left onto Hwy 92 west, travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Raider Way, follow Raider Way all the way to the end.  Travel time is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes.

From Oneida, TN: Travel Hwy 27 north and cross the state line into Kentucky, go to the third stop light and turn left onto Hwy 92 west, travel approximately ¼ mile and turn right onto Raider Way, follow Raider Way

Travel time is approximately 25 minutes.

 

Southeastern Kentucky

Beekeeping School

Registration

 

Pre-registration is requested but not required. If you do not pre-register, please bring this completed form with you.

Name: _________________________

Street: ________________________

City: __________________________

State & Zip: ____________________

Phone: ________________________

Cell: __________________________

E-mail:_________________________

 

***Registration Fee***

$15.00 if paid by February 3rd (includes lunch)

$20.00 at the door

Make check payable to:

                  Big South Fork Beekeepers

Amount Paid $_____     Check___   Cash___

Please mail this completed Registration Form and Check to:

Greg Whitis

McCreary County Ext. Service

PO Box 278

Whitley City, KY 42653

Sponsored By:

Big South Fork Beekeepers

Whitley County Bee Keepers

McCreary Central FFA

Kentucky Department of Agriculture

Area lodging information can be found at the following Web Site:

http://www.mccrearytourism.com

For more information contact

Greg Whitis

Phone: 606-376-2524

Email: gwhitis@uky.edu

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