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VA State Beekeepers' Association VSBA Meeting, May 31 & June 1, 2019
Fredericksburg Hospitality House
Fredericksburg, VA
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This year's Spring meeting is being hosted by the Rappahannock Beekeepers Association. The meeting will be held at the Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center in Fredericksburg, VA.

The following speakers and presentations are scheduled:

Kim Flottum has been in charge of Bee Culture magazine for over 30 years and has kept bees even longer. After receiving a degree in horticulture from UW Madison, Kim Flottum worked four years in the USDA Honey Bee Research Lab, studying pollination ecology. He has authored and edited many books on bees, honey, and beekeeping.  His latest book is titled "In Business with Bees". Kim's presentations will include: "Make Your Bees Pay Their Way"; "Being in the Beekeeping Business"; and "150 Years of Craftsmanship"(Celebrating 150 years of A. I. Root, Americas first family of beekeeping)

Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda, University of Tennessee, was the apiculture specialist at Clemson University, a postdoc at Purdue University, and a graduate student at UC Davis. Jennifer is past President of the American Association of Professional Apiculturists, past Vice-Chair of the HAS, and past Chair of the Entomological Society of Americas Student Transition and Early Professionals Committee. Dr. Tsurudas presentations will include: "Creating a Pollinator Paradise"; "Breeding Bees for Behavioral Resistance to Mites" and "Insect Photography".

Peter Borst has worked in the beekeeping industry since his first job working as beekeepers helper in Wolcott NY, in 1974. Peter has published over 40 articles on topics as diverse as beekeeping techniques, the composition and value of pollen for bees, and the history of bee breeding.  Peter's two presentations, "Keeping the Hive Alive: Sustainable Beekeeping" and "A Perfect Swarm" address common beekeeper concerns Peter gleaned from his years of running  a beekeeping supply store in the San Diego area where he interacted with beekeepers with all levels of expertise.

Jody Conway started her business in 2016 as a small farmers market gift shop with hopes of one day expanding. She began by making soaps and other products using the products from the hive: honey, wax, propolis, and pollen. Today her business features beekeeping equipment, seminars, workshops, and an educational apiary in addition to her soaps, lotion bars, balms, salves, household cleaners, and candles. Jody will present, "Products from the Hive - Hand Crafting Salves".

Registration through this site is available to current VSBA members and expired/non-members. Payment is by credit card.    Prices are the same as for mail-in-registrations, with a discount for current members.  Online registration is open through May 11, 2019 with a discount for early registration until April 27, 2019.

On Friday, May 31, Walk In Registration via cash, check or charge will open at noon with the meeting beginning at 1:00 p.m.  Walk In Registration will re-open on Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m. and the meeting will resume at 8:45 a.m.  Presentations and vendors are scheduled until 8:45 PM on Friday and 4:45 PM on Saturday.
Registration Options
Date
May 31, 2019 8:00 AM



Admission Level Price Remaining Quantity
Early Regis Both Days Curr Mbr $40.00 166
Early registration for both Friday & Saturday for current VSBA members through April 27, 2019  
Early Reg Both Days Exp/Non Mb $50.00 196
Early registration for both Friday & Saturday for expired VSBA members or non members through April 27, 2019  
Early Reg Fri Only Current Mbr $35.00 200
Early registration for Friday (does not include Saturday) for current VSBA members through April 27, 2019  
Early Reg Fri only Exp/Non Mbr $45.00 199
Early registration for Friday (does not include Saturday) for expired VSBA members or non-members through April 27, 2019  
Early Reg Sat Only Curr Mbr $35.00 199
Early registration for Saturday (does not include Friday) for current VSBA members through April 27, 2019  
Early Reg Sat Only Exp/Non Mbr $45.00 200
Early registration for Saturday (does not include Friday) for expired VSBA members or non-members through April 27, 2019  
Reg Both Days Curr Mbr $50.00 200 Sales begin on
Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM America/New_York
Registration for both Friday & Saturday for current VSBA members
Reg Both Days Exp/Non Mbr $60.00 200 Sales begin on
Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM America/New_York
Registration for both Friday & Saturday for expired VSBA members or non-members
Reg Fri only Curr Mbr $45.00 200 Sales begin on
Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM America/New_York
Registration for Friday (does not include Saturday) for current VSBA members
Reg Fri Only Exp/Non Mbr $55.00 200 Sales begin on
Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM America/New_York
Registration for Friday (does not include Saturday) for expired VSBA members or non-members
Reg Sat Only Curr Mbr $45.00 200 Sales begin on
Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM America/New_York
Registration for Saturday (does not include Friday) for current VSBA members
Reg Sat Only Exp/Non Mbr $55.00 200 Sales begin on
Apr 28, 2019 12:00 AM America/New_York
Registration for Saturday (does not include Friday) for expired VSBA members or non-members
VSBA dues - local club member $10.00 ($11.34 w/service fee) 1000+
Membership dues if also a member of a local beekeeping club  
VSBA dues - no local club $12.00 ($13.41 w/service fee) 1000+
Membership dues if NOT a member of a local beekeeping club  
Apprentice Beekeeper $25.00 1000+
Apprentice level testing - MUST be VSBA Member  
Journeyman Beekeeper $25.00 1000+
Journeyman level testing - MUST be VSBA Member  
Master Beekeeper $50.00 1000+
Master level testing - MUST be VSBA Member  
 
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Location

Fredericksburg Hospitality House (View)
2801 Plank Road
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
United States


Categories

Education > Classes
Other > Pets & Animals

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

Contact

Owner: VA State Beekeepers Association
On BPT Since: Apr 08, 2014
 
Ian Henry
434-823-8600
treasurervsba@gmail.com...
www.virginiabeekeepers.org...
 

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