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Austin 8th Annual Beekeeping Seminar

- February 2, 2019 -


Feb 02, 2019    
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Austin Marriott North
2600 La Frontera Blvd, Round Rock, TX, 78681

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When: Feb. 2nd, 2019

Who: Austin Area Beekeepers Association

Where: Austin Marriott North, 2600 La Frontera Blvd. Round Rock, TX 78681

Cost: $70

Why: The mission of this daylong seminar is to educate people of all experience levels in sustainable science-based bee husbandry and to provide support to worthy bee non-profits. The majority of the proceeds are donated to the Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab, the Texas Beekeepers Association Queens’ Program, the Texas Master Beekeeping Program and other bee charities.

Description: This is a daylong seminar offering five different educational presentations running concurrently every hour throughout the day. This newly expanded format will allow attendees to select from 35 presentations spread over seven time slots. This will provide many beginner and advanced subjects to choose from. A separate beginner track has been formatted covering a variety of startup topics for soon-to-be or very-new beekeepers. A beginner beekeeper will learn the fundamentals of honey bee biology and behavior, how to select the equipment you will need, where to buy bees, how to set up your apiary, how to light a smoker, feeding, the fundamentals of honey extraction, queen finding , requeening and annual management.


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