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Highlights of the

2006 NCSBA SPRING MEETING

March 17-18, 2006

Audience during presentation

360 attendance

Jennifer Berry discusses EAS 2006

Spring Meeting

Main entrance of the Village Inn

Hosted by Forsyth Co. Beekeepers

Beehives for meeting workshops

at Clemmons, NC

Location:
The Village Inn Golf and Conference Center

  • 360 registered attendees!  Thanks to all the planners, speakers, and attendees for making this one of the biggest Spring Meetings ever!
  • Silent Auction sold 62 items!  Thanks to the donors, bidders, and winners.  All proceeds go to the Apiculture Science Fund to support  honey bee research at NCSU.

Introduction

  • Welcome & Announcements-J.D. Foust, President, NCSBA
  • Darrell Hampton, Forsyth County
  • Introductions of Speakers-Dr. David Tarpy, Extension Apiculturist, NCSU
Speakers
  • Upcoming EAS Meeting & Research at UGA – Jennifer Berry, Honey Bee Technician, University of Georgia
  • Beekeeping Development in the Dominican Republic –Buddy Marterre, Forsyth County
  • A Mite Resistance Trait That Controls Varroa: How It Works –John Harbo, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Management Strategy: How Many Bees and How Much Space Should They Have? -- John Harbo, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Insect Sting Reactions & Allergy – Larry Williams, MD, Duke Medical Center
  • Honey Bee Pheromones: “Biology & Relevance to Beekeeping” –Dr. Zachary Huang, Associate Professor, Dept. of Entomology, Michigan State University
  • Zoo Update – Irvin Rackley

Workshops

  • Pesticide Safety –V– Colleen Sparks & Jack Loudermilk
  • Zoo Presentation Training – Irvin Rackley
  • NCDA Apiarist Staff -- Pesticide Training -X- & Treatment of Bee Pests (Outside)
  • Bob Blackwelder -- Frames & Foundation 101
  • Jimmy Williams -- Making of Mead
  • George Settle -- Creamed Honey
  • Dr. Zachary Huang -- External & Internal Morphology of Bees
  • Dr. David Tarpy -- MBP Testing
  • Dr. Zachary Huang -- Digital Photography of Bees and Flowers

Exhibitors in Ivy Room

Entertainment

  • The Queen Bee and her Royal Jelly Band, Mary Mullinax and the Forsyth County Beekeepers
  • Door Prizes

Fund Raising

  • Silent Auction --62 items-- for Apiculture Science Fund at NCSU
  • Raffle Kick-off --John Deere Gator-- for Zoo Honey Bee Exhibit
   

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