County Cork Beekeepers Association is pleased to announce our International Seminar Series 2017
Friday March 24th to Sunday March 26th 2017 at Cork International Airport Hotel.
Marla Spivak is a MacArthur Fellow and McKnight Distinguished Professor in Entomology at the university of Minnesota.
Daniel grew up with beekeeping around him, earning pocket moneyby clipping and marking queens. Having spent 15 years working in large companies, he returned to the family beekeeping business in Devon, expanding the business and building a brand new Honey Farm.
Full seminar series inclusive of lunch and refreshments. – €60;
Saturday only including lunch. – €45;
Friday or Sunday session only. – €20;
Any Questions or suggestions Email the event Organiser.
|Friday. 24th March
| Opening of the Seminar by
The President of the Federation Of Irish Beekeepers Associations
Mr. Gerry Ryan. CFL.
|7.30- 8.30pm||“Pollinators in Peril, Getting Bees back on their own six feet.”
|Saturday 25th March.
|11.15 – 12.30pm.||“Socialised medicine in the honeybee colony -
The importance of propolis.”
|2.00 – 3.00pm.||“Bees for Honey and Money.”
A look at beekeeping as a business.
|3.00- 3.45pm||Tea/Coffey break.|
|3.45 – 5.00pm||Dr. Spivak tells us about her work with the bee Department in Minnesota University and what lessons we can take from it in Ireland and the UK.|
|Sunday 26th March
9.30 to 10.30am.
|“Queen raising – an overview.”
|10.00 to 12.00am.||“Breeding for a hygienic Bee.”