The Louisiana Beekeepers Association will hold its 57th Annual Convention at the West-Cal Events Center, 401 Arena Road, Sulphur, LA. The convention begins Thursday afternoon, December 6, with registration at 1pm, a focus on commercial beekeeper concerns, and a social hour with a live band later that evening. Friday morning and afternoon as well as Saturday morning offer a wide variety of topics and speakers for all levels of beekeepers. Featured convention guests and speakers include industry experts Randy Oliver, Dr. Juliana Rangel, Pierre Lau, among others. Specific presenters, topics and times could still change and will be finalized as the convention dates draw closer.
Convention information and registration forms can be accessed on the Louisiana Beekeepers Association website: www.labeekeepers.org
. There are hotels and motels offering different types of lodging arrangements very near this West-Cal Events Center in Sulphur.
We encourage anyone interested in beekeeping to join us in Sulphur in December for informative presentations on pest management, pollinator
research, medical benefits of hive products, and many other topics of beekeeper interest. For additional convention-related information, please contact Jennifer Brown, LBA Vice-President, at (601) 493-3447.