The Indiana Beekeepers’ Association (IBA) will hold its Indiana Bee School XIII in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday, February 28, 2014. It will be at Decatur Central High School, 5251 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46221, easily accessible from I-465 loop.
Jennifer Berry, Research Coordinator and Lab Manager, for the University of Georgia Honey Bee Program will be the guest speaker. As always, at the Indiana Bee School, you'll have a chance to meet and informally visit with beekeepers from across the state of Indiana, in addition to attendees from many other states.
Folder pickup starts at 7:00 a.m. (EST), with the program starting promptly at 9:00 a.m. and concluding at 4 p.m. Registration fee will be $30.00 per individual or $50.00 per family (lunch included).
There are two ways to preregister. Download and mail along with payment, a copy of the registration form. Or you may register online by . Online registrations will include an additional transaction fee. Registrations that include a legible email will be sent an email confirmation.
Lectures, hands-on workshops and discussions will be held for beekeepers with any level of skill, experience or ability. Topics on introductory beekeeping tools and techniques, as well as learning opportunities for the more advanced beekeeper will be available. Along with a great program are a raffle, an auction and a variety of vendor displays and supplies from several of the top vendors such as Brushy Mountain., Dadant, Kelley Beekeeping and others.
For future updates join the Indiana Beekeepers’ Association and get all of the information in the upcoming newsletters or contact Mike Seib 317-432-5342 or email@example.com
For more information, contact:
Mike Seib, Coordinator
7784 N. Sanctuary Lane
Mooresville, IN 46158
About the guest speaker.....................................
For the past fourteen years, Jennifer Berry has been the Research Coordinator and Lab Manager for the University of Georgia Honey Bee Program. Her research and extension objectives have concentrated on the sub-lethal effects of pesticides on honey bees, a queen breeding program, incorporating IPM techniques for varroa mite and small hive beetle control. Recently, Jennifer has undertaken an ambitious campaign to educate the public about the importance of honey bees and how to reduce pesticide use.
She is a regular columnist for Bee Culture magazine and occasionally for Bee World (along with a few others across the pond). She travels extensively to speak to local, state, national and international beekeeping associations. After work and on weekends, Jennifer operates Honey Pond Farm, a queen and nuc business which focuses on rearing healthy bees while selecting for longevity, pest resistance and honey production.