25th Annual Alabama Beekeeping Symposium

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From the organizers:

This symposium is one of ACES’ most widely anticipated programs. Now in its 25th year, the Symposium provides comprehensive education to both beginning and veteran beekeepers alike.

Registration is $40 and includes coffee, lunch and snacks. Register online here.

Keynote speakers are Jennifer Tsuruda, Tennessee state apiarist, and Meghan Milbrath, Michigan State Extension specialist

There will be recommended tracks for beginner or experienced beekeepers. Some of the sessions include:

Products From the Hive – Mead making; honey and honey handling; and cooking

Keep Your Bees Alive – Latest in small hive beetle control; European methods of beekeeping; plant life for your honey bees; and backyard queen rearing.

Journeyman beekeepers, who are completing requirements to become Alabama Master Beekeepers, will give presentations on planting for pollinators; the importance of bee nutrition; and working with queenless colonies.

More than 25 beekeeping supplies vendors from across the United States will be represented in the Vendors Hall.

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This event is not hosted by ASAN. As one of ASAN’s roles is to share information and resources across our network so as to maximize all of our impact, we routinely post events that we ourselves are not hosting. If you have questions regarding this event, please contact event organizers rather than ASAN.

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