Upcoming events

    • 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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