2011 Short Course

2011 Short Course

Level 1 & Level 2 Short Course


Level 1Level 2Level 1Level 2
TIMEMONDAYMONDAYTUESDAYTUESDAY



8:30 - 8:45IntroductionIntroductionIntroductionIntroduction
8:45 - 9:30Fall - Preparing For Winter -  Carol CottrilKim Flottum - Growing Your BusinessBee Diseases - Buddy Martererre
RI Sec State Office - We Mean Business
9:30 - 10:15The Winter Colony -  Leslie HustonDan Conlon - Start Up CostsIntegrated Pest Management - Landi Simone9:30 - 12:30 We Mean Business - Elm Rm.  Dan Conlon - Keeping What You Earn
10:15 - 10:45BREAKBREAK
10:45 - 11:30Moving Into Spring - Joe KoveleskiIRS - Taxes and Keeping BeesGetting, Making and Using Nucs - Billy DavisJim Tew & Jennifer Berry - Queen Business 1 Inside
11:30 - 12:30LunchLUNCHLUNCHLUNCH
12:30 - 1:15Urban Beekeeping, Sting Safety
Barry Thompson
Jennifer Berry - Nucs Are My BusinessSummer Management - Ray LackeyJennifer Berry & Jim Tew - Queen Business 2 Inside
1:30 - 2:15Floral Sources - Vince AloyoCindy Bee - The Business Side Of Removing BeesHarvesting, Marketing, Labeling - Kent WilliamsChristi Heintz - Pollination Best Management Practices
2:15 - 3:00Swarming Biology - Will BlodgettKaren Worcester-Wood - InsuranceSumming It All Up - Erin ForbesCindy Bee - Tricks and Tips On Bee Removal
3:00 - 3:30BREAKBREAKBREAKBREAK
3:30 - 4:153:30 - 5:00 Outside with the bees  - Hands On with Don, Will, Jennifer, and RI BeekeepersKent Williams - Doing Business In Two Places3:30 - 5:00  Outside with the bees  Moving Bees…from trucks to trailers to one at a timeMike Palmer - Producing Uncommon Products
4:30 - 5:15Jim Bobb - Package MiddlemanJennifer Berry & Jim Tew - Queen Business 3











The Bee School will be run by the Level Two Teachers, plus  Don Hopkins, Jennifer Keller, and Will Hicks from North Carolina, and our Bee Wranglers Ken Worchal and Jeff McGuire. It is open to all Level 1 attendees, and anybody local who wants to attend. It will be free.

We will set up several stations, and attendees can roam at will, or stop and review.

Jim Tew and Jennifer Berry will do a business of queen rearing session inside and outside