QUEEN IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PAYMENT PAGE FOR PARTICIPANT ONLY
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Creating Queenless Nucs Workshop: 25 June; 10 AM – 12 PM
Queen Improvement Field Day: 8 July; 8 AM – 5 PM
Nuc Pick Up: Weekend of 29 July (scheduled as queens start laying)
Program: The 50 participants will attend a few sessions as a group, but for most sessions the 50 participants will be divided into four groups rotating through the training blocks. Lunch is included.
Planned topics include:
PA Queen Improvement Project and Participant Feedback: Jeff Berta
Building Up Colonies for Winter Survival: Charlie Vorisek
Propagation of Queens: Joe Kovaleski/Dan O’Hanlon
Mite Sampling & Mites Under the Microscope: Jeff Berta
Nuc Inspection and Installing Virgin Queens: Steve Repasky
Location: The Creating Queenless Nucs and Queen Improvement Field Day will be held at the Fern Hollow Nature Center, 1901 Glen Mitchel Rd, Sewickley, PA.
Cost: $25 includes the Creating Queenless Nucs Workshop, the queen Improvement Field Day, and 1 virgin queen for 1 nuc For an additional $15, participants are able to bring a second queenless nuc and receive a 2nd virgin queen. (Limit is 2 nucs per participant)