Massachusetts Beekeepers Photo Contest
Introducing our new Mass Bee Photo contest to be held at the 2013 Spring Meeting.
The 2013 Field Day will take place on Saturday June 22rd at the University of Massachusetts Agronomy Farm in·South Deerfield, MA. Field Day is an opportunity to learn from experienced beekeepers the practical tasks of hive management.·Expert beekeepers·volunteer their time to share techniques on pest & disease management, Queen rearing, swarm prevention, and a variety of practical skills.· It is an opportunity to learn and ask questions from some of our best state and New England beekeepers.
Michael Palmer, Commercial Beekeeper of French Hill Apiary in St Albans, Vermont.
Dan Conlon, Owner and operator of Warm Colors Apiary, where he raises honeybees to produce regional honey from the fields and forests of Western Massachusetts.
Ken Warchol, Sideline Beekeeper, Worcester County Bee Inspector.
Speaker: Don Hopkins - North Carolina Bee Inspector talks about colony inspections, diagnosis, and treatments of common ailments.
Speaker: Ed and Marian Szymanski - Plants Beneficial to Pollinators in Eastern Massachusetts