The Louisiana Beekeepers Association (LBA) will hold their 54th annual convention on
Friday, December 4th and Saturday, December 5th at the Hilton Garden Inn, 400 Mane Street, West Monroe, Louisiana 71292. A block of rooms will be held for LBA guests at a rate of $109.00 for a standard-double room (two queen beds) per night. Please make your reservations by calling 318.398.0653. Remember to mention the Louisiana Beekeepers Association to get the special rate.
Please join us for the latest research information from the USDA/ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics & Physiology Laboratory. Also, some of the speakers are Chris Hiatt, Executive Board Member of American Honey Producers, Randy Oliver, Beekeeping through the Eyes of a Biologist, Dr. David Tarpy, Professor of Entomology and the Extension Apiculturist at North Carolina State University. There will be something for everyone from the small scale beekeeper to the lifetime beekeeper as well as the commercial beekeeper, so please join us in West Monroe.
A registration fee of $20.00 per person or $30.00 per family is required if pre-registered by November 13. You may register online at the LBA website: labeekeepers.org by using your credit card or PayPal or you may mail in the registration form that is located on the labeekeepers.org website and your check payable to the Louisiana Beekeepers Association to: David Ferguson, P.O. Box 716, Brusly, LA 70719. There will be a registration fee of $30.00 per person and $40.00 per family for those that register after the November 13 pre-registration cut-off date or at the convention.
Please contact Joe Sanroma at 318.308.5000 or Amy Weeks 318.325.6614 for additional information.