VSBA 2013 Spring Meeting Agenda

VSBA MEETING  -JUNE 21 & 22, 2013

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

Friday, June 21

registration - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
meeting 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Opening Remarks
Dennis Van Engelsdorp (topic TBA)Wyatt Mangum – “Colony Usurpation”
Dennis Van Engelsdorp  (topic TBA)
Dr Troy Anderson The Decline of Honey Bees in Virginia:

Saturday, June 22

registration - 8:00am - 8:45am
meeting 8:45am - 5:15pm
Opening Remarks
Buddy Marterre "Bee Stings: Immunology, Allergy, and Treatment"
Keith Tignor  State Apiarist Report
Buddy Marterre "Why Treat for Varroa?"

Business Meeting
Lunch – on own
Master Beekeeping Update
Breakout sessions
Wyatt Mangum – Top Bar Beekeeping: Financially sustainable)
Beekeepers Guild– Meadmaking workshop
Norfolk Beekeepers – Bee Vac building workshops