2017 Approved Master Beekeeper Classes

Unless otherwise noted, all classes earn 1 credit

American Beekeeping Federation Conference January 2017

 

Location/Class Name

Instructor

Class A-O

Class Minutes

Class Code

1/11/17

ABF Conference

       
 

Beyond the Bees: Why “Solving the Bee Problem” Isn’t Going to Work

Dr. J. Lundgren

O

50

17ABF-O1

 

Honey Bee Biology and Management

Gary Reuter

B

90

17ABF-B1

 

Honey Bee Morphology and Anatomy

Yong Park

B

90

17ABF-B2

 

Candle Making

Ginger Reuter

C

90

17ABF-C1

 

Cold Process Soap Making, Lotion Bars, Lip Balms and Salves

Joli Winer

C

90

17ABF-C2

 

Skin Care with Beeswax and Honey

Tipton

C

90

17ABF-C3

1/14/17

How to Prepare Your Business for Sale

Ralph Jones

G

90

17ABF-G1

 

Supervision & Motivation of Employees

Ralph Jones

G

90

17ABF-G2

 

Problem Solving & Decision Making

Ralph Jones

G

90

17ABF-G3

 

Instrumental Insemination of Queen Bees, An Introduction & Overview

Sue Cobey,

H

90

17ABF-H1

 

Tasting and Evaluating Honey Using Sensory Techniques

Carla Marina

O

90

17ABF-O2

 

       
 

Kids and Bees: Creating a Sustainable Beekeeping Culture “

Sarah Red-Laird

O

90

17ABF-O3

 

The Classroom

Jerry Hayes

O

90

17ABF-O4

 

Encaustic Art and Monoprints

Kim Lehman

O

90

17ABF-O5

 

 

Mid-Ohio Expo January 28, 2017

Location/Class Name

Instructor

Class A-O

Class Minutes

Class Code

When beekeeping goes bad

Phil Craft

O

45

17MOV-O1

Products of the Hive –

Jeannie Saum

C

50

17MOV-C1

Strong Hive, Productive Hive –

Janet Clayton

E

50

17MOV-E1

February, March and April Pollen/Nectar Sources –

Laird Ruble

E

50

17MOV-E2

Do I have a Problem in my Hive?

Wade Stiltner

E

50

17MOV-E3

2nd Year Beekeeper Outlook –

 Joyce Frey

O

50

17MOV-O2

Pol-Line: VSH 2.0 –

 Garrett Dodds

B

50

17MOV-B1

Spring and Summer Management – Phil Craft

Phil Craft

E

50

17MOV-E4

What happened in 2016? What could be happening now! –

Wade Stiltner

O

50

17MOV-O3

Creamed Honey –

Mike and Sally Blessing

C

50

17MOV-C2

Options for Bee Treatments –

Joyce Frey

A

50

17MOV-A1

Have You Ever Tried This? –

Teresa Wagoner

O

50

17MOV-O4

Bee Breeding at the Baton Rouge Lab –

Garrett Dodds

H

50

17MOV-H1

Does Hive Size Matter? It’s a Balancing Act –

David Rectenwald

E

50

17MOV-E5

Successful Bee Yard Practices –

Wade Stiltner

E

50

17MOV-E6

Labeling Workshop and Facility Requirements –

Teresa Halloran

G

50

17MOV-G1

Make it and Take it –

Jeannie Saum

C

50

17MOV-C3

Common Queen Problems –

 Phil Craft

H

50

17MOV-H2

Inviting Honeybees to the Garden for Sweet Nectar –

Mona Barrett

F

50

17MOV-F1

What Does a Bee Inspector Look For –

Rebecca Moretto

E

50

17MOV-E7

Cooking with Honey

 

C

50

17MOV-C4

Expo Brain Explosion –

Janet Clayton

O

50

17MOV-O4

Honey Extracting –

 Sam Hammett

C

50

17MOV-C5

Natural Beekeeping – ,

David Rectenwald

E

50

17MOV-E8

Nucs –

 Kenny Bach

E

50

17MOV-E9

 

 

Indiana Bee School 2/25/17

Location/Class Name

Instructor

Class A-O

Class Minutes

Class Code

Indiana Bee School

       

Mating Behavior and the Benefits of Gene Diversity

Sue Cobey

H

60

17IBS-H1

Managing Two Queen Hives

Tim Tucker

E

60

17IBS-E1

Apitherapy

Shellie Kemerly

C

60

17IBS-C1

Spring Management

Dave Shenefield

E

60

17IBS-E2

Understanding Varroa Treatments

K. Prough

A

60

17IBS-A1

Hive Inspection

Larry Kemerly

E

60

17IBS-E3

Planting for Honey Bees Plus

Roy Ballard

F

60

17IBS-F1

Germplasm Importation to Enhance US Honey Bee Stocks

 Sue Cobey

H

60

17IBS-H2

How to Manager Several Hundred Hives by Oneself

Tim Tucker

E

60

17IBS-E4

How to Collect Swarms and Cutouts

Sohpie Lohrman

E

60

17IBS-E5

Honey in the Kitchen

Karen Lackey

C

60

17IBS-C2

Queen and Drone Biology

Krispn Given

B

60

17IBS-B1

Honey Bee Anatomy and why its important

Jerry Zommerman

B

60

17IBS-B2

Nuc Management

Dwight Wells

E

60

17IBS-E6

Queen & Drone Rearing

Sue Cobey

H

60

17IBS-H3

Current Trends

Mel Disselkoen

O

60

17IBS-O1

Top Bar Hives

Gregg Roudebush

E

60

17IBS-E7

Varroa Life Cycle

David Hocutt

A

60

17IBS-A2

Selecting for Behavioral Resistance to Varroa

Greg Hunt

H

60

17IBS-H4

Tri-County Beekeeping Workshop 3-3 and 3-4-17

Location/Class Name Instructor Class A-O Class Minutes Class Code
TriCounty Beekeeping Workshop        
Legaleze of Beekeeping Dan O’Hanlon G 60 17TCW-G1
Beekeeping in the Digital Age James Wilkes O 60 17TCW-O1
Queen Mechanics Juliana Rangel H 60 17TCW-H1
Varroa Management Options Hannah Whitehead A 60 17TCW-A1
Microbials- Chemical Free Beekeeping Earl Hoffman J 60 17TCW-J1
Presentation for the Win John Grafton K 60 17TCW-K1
New Pest Management Regulations Reed Johnson A 60 17TCW-A2
Virgin Queen Management Juliana Rangel H 60 17TCW-H2
Honey House for the Serious Sideline Gene McCune E 60 17TCW-E2
Small Hive Beetle Barbara Bloetscher A 60 17TCW-A3
Cooking with Honey Paul Suttle O 60 17TCW-O2
Planting Trees for Pollinators David Hughes F 60 17TCW-F1
Africanized Honeybee Juliana Rangel E 60 17TCW-E3
Nuc Management Dan O’Hanlon E 60 17TCW-E4
Mead Making Jeremiah Geisinger O 60 17TCW-O3

Michigan Bee School 3/10-3/11/17

Location/Class Name Instructor Class A-O Minutes Class Code
Michigan Bee School        
The Bee Colony as an Information Center Tom Seeley B 90 17MBA-B1
The Bee Colony as a Honey Factory Tom Seeley E 90 17MBA-E1
Plan for Mites Meghan Milbrath J 60 17MBA-J1
Beekeeping Terminology Cindy Dudock O 60 17MBA-O1
Winter Monitoring at GVSU Andrea Kress E 60 17MBA-E2
Michigan Bee Plants Zachary Huang F 60 17MBA-F1
Varroa Mites Dave Payant A 60 17MBA-A1
Swarm Catching Jeff Moon E 60 17MBA-E3
Swarming the State- Public Policy Joan Mandells G 60 17MBA-G1
Heroes to Hives Andam Ingar O 60 17MBA-O2
Plastic Foundation: Good or Bad Tom Seeley E 60 17MBA-E4
Cleaning and Rendering Wax Dale Woods C 60 17MBA-C1
Products of the Hive Rich Wieske C 60 17MBA-C2
Michigan Dept of Ag Update Mike Hansen O 60 17MBA-O3
Doolittle Nucs and Cloake Board Queen Rearing Sheldon Schwitek H 60 17MBA-H1
The Effects of Transportation and Relocation of Honey Bees Zachary Huang O 60 17MBA-O4
Identifying and Correcting Africanized Genetics Vincent St. Marie I 60 17MBA-I1
Varroa Mites Walter Pett A 60 17MBA-A2
Beekeeping in Uganda Sarah Scott O 60 17MBA-O5
Preparing for Honey Shows Chris Beck K 60 17MBA-K1
Effects of Nosema on Honey Bees Zachary Huang A 60 17MBA-A3
Wild Flowers Joel Lantz F 60 17MBA-F2
What we wished we knew in the beginning Charlotte Hubbard E 60 17MBA-E5
Mini-Nucs Steve Tillman E 60 17MBA-E6
Join the Pollen Check Emily Noordyke G 60 17MBA-G2
Large Scale Honey Production Dave Anthony E 60 17MBA-E7
Lessons from the Accidental Beekeeper Marine Marchese O 60 17MBA-O6
Hive House Joel Lantz E 60 17MBA-E8
Chemical Free Beekeeping Don Schram E 60 17MBA-E9
Essential BeekeepER First Aid Tyler Adnre E 60 17MBA-E10
Farmer Veteran Coalition of Michigan Nick Babcock O 60 17MBA-O7
The benefits of Splits and How to Make Them Nathan Snyder E 60 17MBA-E11
Capturing Swarms with Bait Hives Tom Seeley E 60 17MBA-E12
Bee-ingo Charlotte Hubbard O 60 17MBA-O8
Beekeeping in Germany Andrew Mills O 60 17MBA-O9
Microscope Class Zachary Huang B 120 17MBA-B2
Bees at the Ford Motor Plant Mary Mason O 60 17MBA-O10

SWOBA Bee School 3-25-17

Location/Class Name Instructor Class A-O Class Minutes Class Code
SWOBA Beekeeper School        
Varroa Mites/Small Hive Beetles Andrew Kartal A 60 17SWO-A1
Wax Moths: A Friendly Pest Dr. Tew A 60 17SWO-A2
Products of the Hive Mark Egloff C 60 17SWO-C1
What Does a Healthy Hive Look Like? Dr. Tew E 60 17SWO-E1
Seasonal Management I Alex Zomchek E 60 17SWO-E2
Seasonal Management II Alex Zomchek E 60 17SWO-E3
Reducing Swarming Phil Craft E 60 17SWO-E4
Weeds: What they Offer Denise Ellsworth F 60 17SWO-F1
Making Your Bees Pay Their Way Kim Flottum G 60 17SWO-G1
Re-Queening Hives and Installing Queens Phil Craft H 60 17SWO-H1
Common Sense Natural Beekeeping Kim Flottum J 60 17SWO-J1
A Touch of Honey Todd Kelly O 60

17SWO-O1

OSBA Fall Conference 2017

OSBA Fall Conference         
Monitoring for Sustainability – ADK Peggy Garnes A 60 17OSBA-A1
Gentle Beekeeping  Meghan Milbrath E 60 17OSBA-E1
Sustainable Northern Beekeeping using late season nucs  Meghan Milbrath E 60 17OSBA-E2
Using Hive Tracks Software as your Apiary Diary  Brad Hibbard E 60 17OSBA-E3
Your Second Year Beekeeping- Bee Ready!  Jamie Walters E 60 17OSBA-E4
Achieving near-ZERO Hive Losses  Alex Zomchek E 60 17OSBA-E5
Pushing your Bees Using Monitoring  Alex Zomchek E 60 17OSBA-E6
Plants that provide nectar and pollen for honey bees  Macy Reynolds F 60 17OSBA-F1
Flowering plants for the late summer “dearth Macy Reynolds F 60 17OSBA-F2
Using Social Media to Market Your Business  Christie Welch G 60 17OSBA-G1
The Facebook Basics-  Christie Welch G 60 17OSBA-G2
Small Scale Queen Rearing  Meghan Milbrath H 60 17OSBA-H
Biodiversity and the Honey Bee Problems Jonathan Lundgren I 60 17OSBA-I1
Risk Assessment of Pesticides and Honey Bees  Jonthan Lundgren I 60 17OSBA-I2
Using pollen analysis and waggle dance interpretation to understand foraging in Ohio’s honey bees.  Reed Johnson I 60 17OSBA-I3
The Future of Bee Friendly Agriculture  Jonathan Lundgren O 60 17OSBA-O
          

Pre-Approved Local Association Meetings

Date Location/Class Name Instructor Class A-O Class Minutes Class Code
2/23/2017 Summit County Beekeepers – 10 Rules of Modern Beekeeping Kim Flottum E   17SCB-E1

 

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