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ESHPA 2018 Summer Picnic

  • Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Studies 209 Freese Road Ithaca, NY, 14850 United States (map)

JULY 21, 2018

Speakers: Diana Cox-Foster, Emma Mullen & Scott McArt

Come join us at the 2018 ESHPA Summer Picnic at the famous Cornell Dyce Labs!  We’re going to do some hands-in-the-hive learning, play some beekeeping games, win door prizes, enjoy a good lunch and listen to the latest from Cornell bee researchers.

Picnic Date: July 21, 2018

Location: Dyce Lab for Honey Bee Research, 209 Freese Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850

Cost: $35 – Does include catered lunch (until the 7/16/18 registration deadline, then no lunch ).  $35 Walk-in meeting-only registration also available.

Our special program includes a chance to learn from expert beekeepers (veils are required for everyone approaching live hives.)


8:30am - Registration Opens

9:30am - Speaker Diane Cox-Foster - USDA Pollinating Insect-Biology management systematic research leader.

Topic - "An Update on research of inert pesticide adjutant's"

10:30am - Speaker Emma Mullen - Cornell University Associate Cornell Pollinator Network.

Topic - "NYS Beekeeper tech team update"

11:00am - Speaker Scott McArt - Cornell University Assistant professor of Pollinator Health.

Topic - "Update on Cornell Research and discussion of Beekeeping Registry."

12:00pm - Catered lunch.

1:00pm - ESHPA Business Meeting

2:00pm – 4:00 pm   Breakout Sessions

  1. Signs of good queen health
  2. Splitting your Nuc and its care.
  3. Swarming
  4. Biology of the Varroa Mite.
  5. Evaluating your Brood; Production, Nutrition & Health.

4:00pm - Adjorn

Earlier Event: November 17
ESHPA 2017 Fall Meeting