NJBA 2020 Annual Spring State Meeting

  • May 16, 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Pascack Hills High School, Montvale, NJ

NJBA 2020 Spring State Meeting

Saturday, May 16, 2020
Pascack Hills High School
Montvale, NJ

 Time  Topic & Speaker
 8:00 to 9:15

Registration with coffee and light refreshments

 9:15 to 9:30

Welcome & NJBA Report – Frank Mortimer

 9:30 to 10:45 Emma Mullen Walters
Senior Honey Bee Extension Associate, Cornell University
How To Adapt Your Beekeeping In Today’s Challenging World For Bees
 10:45 to 11:00  Break
 11:00 to 12:10

David T. Peck, Ph.D.
Department of Entomology, Cornell University
Varroa destructor: The history, life cycle, and transmission biology of our greatest nemesis, with monitoring and treatment tips and data on natural mite resistance traits of wild-living bees

 12:10 to 12:30  Q&A with Dr. Peck
 12:30 to 1:45   Lunch & Visit with Vendors
1:45 to 2:00  Honey Queen Update
 2:00 to 2:30

Kristen Lindstrom, Department of Biology, Pascack Valley High School
Establishing a Student Bee Club & Having Hives on Campus

2:30 to 3:00 Meghan McConnell
Report from the NJ State Apiarist
 3:00 to 3:45 Tim Schuler & Grant Stiles
Malawi Trip & What To Do With 79+ Years of Combined Experience
 3:45 to 4:15 Advice & Insights from Three State Apiarist
Roundtable discussion with Meghan McConnell, Tim Schuler, & Grant Stiles
4:15 to 4:30
Tricky Tray Drawing
Door Prizes Drawing
50/50 Drawing

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