Conference Topic: Natural Beekeeping
Ross Conrad: “Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture”: Mr. Conrad learned his craft from the late Charles Mraz, world renowned beekeeper. Conrad is a former president of the Vermont Beekeepers Association, a regular contributor to Bee Culture – The Magazine of American Beekeeping and author of Natural Beekeeping: Organic Approaches to Modern Apiculture. Ross has given bee related presentations and led organic beekeeping workshops and classes throughout North America for many years. His beekeeping business, Dancing Bee Gardens, supplies friends, neighbors, and local stores with honey and candles among other bee related products, and provides bees for Vermont apple pollination in the spring.
Janet Clayton: “Honeybee Health”: Janet is a Master Beekeeper and served as editor of the WVBA Newsletter. Her recent work on a new honey processing facility has fueled her interest in this topic. Janet will give some valuable insights for beekeepers wishing to improve their honeybee health.
See www.greaterclevelandbeekeepers.com for more information.