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OSBA 2012 Fall Meeting



Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 East Main St.
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068

Saturday November 3rd, 2012

$15.00 Pre-Registration for OSBA members
$20.00 for Non Pre-registration
$  5.00 for spouse and children under 18 of OSBA members with      family membership
$30.00 for non-members

Pre-ordered lunches are $8.00. Limited lunches will be available for walk–in registrants


8:00 to 9:00 Registration (coffee, orange juice, pastries)
9:00 to 9:20 Presidents Welcome & Introductions & Election of Officers Voting
9:20 – 10:00 President John George to announce new members into the Beekeepers Hall of Fame and other awards
10:00-10:30 Mr. Danny Slabaugh Key Note Speaker

10:30 – 10:45 Break (Visit the vendors)

All classes except beginning beekeeping are approved for the OSBA master beekeeper program

10:45 – 11:30 Break-out session I

A.    Beginning Beekeeping  –  Terry Eddy
B.    Reading Your Hives, Part 1 –   Bill Starrett
C.    Raising Your Own Queens  –  Danny Slabaugh
D.    Marketing  Your Honey  –  Isaac & Jayne Barnes

11:30 – 11:45 Break (Visit the Vendors)

11:45 – 12:30 Break-out Session II          

A.  Beginning Beekeeping, Spring into Summer –   Terry Lieberman Smith
B.  Reading Your Hives, Part 2  –  Bill Starrett
C.  The Importance of Using Northern Queens  –  Danny Slabaugh
D.  ODA requirements for selling honey  –  Lowell Lufkin, ODA

12:30 – 1:15 Lunch

1:15 – 2:00 Break-out Session III

A.  Beginning Beekeeping, Fall into Winter –   Master Beekeeper Ins.
B.  Getting Ready for Spring  –   Joe Kovaleski
C.  Top Bar Hive, Part 1, Equipment –   Mike Bakan
D.  Preparing Honey and Products for Show –   Carman Conrad

2:00 – 2:15 Break (Visit the Vendors)

2:15 – 3:00 Break-out Session IV

A. Top Bar Hives, Part 2, Management –   Mike Bakan
B.  Controlling Pest of the Hive –   John Grafton
C.  Nuc’s for backup –   Master Beekeeper Ins.
D.  Soap Making  –  Dave Duncan

3:15    3:45 Closing remarks, drawings and results of elections and business meeting
Lunch is provided by the senior class of Licking County Christian Academy


Pre-Registration has ended.



For those of you with a long way to travel, we have made arrangements with the following hotels (The room date is for November 2nd):
Fairfield Inn has set aside 7 rooms that are being held until October 25th.  The cost is 89.00 plus tax.  When making reservations mention Ohio State Beekeepers Association in order to get that rate.

Fairfield Inn
2826 Taylor Station Rd.
Reynoldsburg OH 43068

Holiday Inn Express has reserved 10 Rooms and the cost is 89.99 plus tax.  They will hold the rooms until the 25th of October as well.  When making reservations mention Ohio State Beekeepers Association in order to get that rate.
The Holiday Inn
2806 Taylor Station Rd.
Reynoldsburg, OH  43068



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Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 East Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 United States
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