Washington State University

WSU Honey Bee Program Offers Two Queen Rearing Workshops by

- Kelley's will not be attending this event.

Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey  & honey bee laboratory graduate students

  • WSU, Pullman Sat., Aug. 2, 2014
  • Mt Vernon Agricultural Station – Fri, Aug. 8th, 2014

 These hands-on short courses present what it takes to rear high quality queens.  Basic biology and various methods of queen rearing will be presented.  The workshops emphasize hands on instruction in queen rearing methods, with lecture and demonstrations.  Students will be involved in various steps including: setting up cell builders, grafting, and establishing mating nuclei.  Both queen right and queenless systems will be demonstrated.  Bring a bee veil and whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in.

 Registration fees  $175     Registration Form  http://entomology.wsu.edu/events/



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