Beekeeping Class-Honeybee Diseases, Pests, and Pathogens; developing a mite management system and organic treatment options

Beekeeping Class-Honeybee Diseases, Pests, and Pathogens; developing a mite management system and organic treatment options

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April 13th 1pm-3pm at the Cornell Cooperative Extension at the Niagara County Fairgrounds (4487 Lake Ave, Lockport, NY)

Curriculum:

-Health inspections-what to look for when inspecting your hive

-Identification and corrective actions for common honeybee diseases

-Testing for disease-who to contact and how to prepare a sample for free testing through the USDA Bee Research Lab in Beltsville, MD should you suspect disease

-Identification of common honey bee pests and ways to combat them

-Mite checks

-Developing a mite management system and organic treatment options

-Identification of pesticide poisoning and ways that you can help your colony should it be exposed

*This is an e-ticket reservation only, you will not receive and actual paper ticket. Please make sure to choose " E-Ticket Checkout" when completing your purchase so that you are not charged shipping. This is a classroom only class, no beekeeping equipment is required, however a pen and paper for note taking is encouraged. The 4H Training building will be on your right when you pull into the parking lot, our classroom is straight down the hall and to the left.