2015 MSU Queen Rearing Course

Date: July 18, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: Horticulture Teaching and Research Center, 3291 College Road, Holt, MI 48842
Contact: Meghan Milbrath, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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The Michigan State University Queen Rearing short course teaches the basics of queen rearing.  Learn the basic principles and underlying biology, and practice key methods hands-on. Topics covered include queen and drone mating biology, timing of queen rearing in northern climates, queen rearing and mating nuc methods, stock selection and record keeping. We will learn in the classroom and practice activities in the bee yard.

Registration takes place at 8:30 a.m. July 18 and is $240 per person. It includes two days of classes (July 18-19), two lunches, a grafting tool and a copy of Successful Queen Rearing. Attendees are to bring their own veil and other protective gear.

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