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2017 SABA Seminar

  • TECSMART Conference Facility 345 Hermes Road Ballston Spa, NY, 12020 United States (map)

Join SABA for our annual seminar, where guest speakers from around the country share information of interest to beekeepers of all levels.

2017 Annual Beekeeping Seminar
March 4, 2017, 8:30 AM – 5 PM
TECSMART Conference Facility
345 Hermes Road, Malta NY 12020

Featured Guest Speakers & Topics:

Peter L. Borst, former Senior Apiarist at Cornell’s Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Research, former NYS Apiary Inspector, Vice-President of the Finger Lakes Bee Club, and a contributor to the American Bee Journal

  • The History of Bee Breeding
  • Anarchists in the Hive: The Mystery of Honey Bee Cooperation

William Hesbach, EAS Master Beekeeper, contributor to Bee Culture and BEEKeeping magazine, and a member of the Board of Directors of Back Yard Beekeepers Association (CT)

  • Bee Biology: Beyond the Basics
  • Two Queens, One Hive: The Principles and Practices of Multiple Queen Management

Dr. Dale Hill, Animal nutrition consultant with 38 years of animal nutrition formulation experience, primary developer of Dadant’s AP23 pollen substitute, updated the nutrition chapter in The Hive and the Honey Bee (current edition), and instructs the Nutrition section of the Montana Master Beekeepers course

  • Nutrition of the Honey Bee
  • Northeast Plants for Honey Bees

Seminar Cost: $33 for current SABA members; $38 for non-members. Last year we had almost a full house, and it may be necessary this year to take only pre-registered people (maybe no walk-ins), so please register early to reserve your spot.

Earlier Event: November 4
ESHPA Fall Meeting
Later Event: March 18
2017 Geneva Bee Conference