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OSBA FALL MEETING – November 5th, 2011

11/05/2011 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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

Saturday November 5th, 2011

Members – $10.00
Non-Members – $20.00
Lunch can be purchased on site for $8.00


8:00 to 9:00 Registration (coffee, orange juice, pastries)
9:00 Presidents Welcome & Introductions & Election of Officers Voting
9:30 to 10:00 Dana Stahlman to announce new members into the Beekeepers Hall of Fame
10:00 to 10:45 Keynote Speaker, Dr. James Tew
10:45 to 11:00 Break (Visit the vendors)
11:00 to 11:45

Break-out session I

A.     Beginning Beekeeping – Barb Bloetscher
B.    Over wintering your hives and getting ready for spring – Dwight Wilson
C.    The Importance of Raising and using OHIO Queens  – Dana Stahlman

11:45 to 1:00 Lunch
1:00 to 1:45

Break-out Session II

A.     Tips for marketing your honey at Farmers markets and on-line.  –  Isaac & Jayne Barnes    
B.    Increasing your number of hives – Dwight wells
C.    Apitherapy – Mark Cameron

1:45 to 2:00 Break (Visit the Vendors)
2:00 to 2:45

 Break-out Session III

A.   Building a “show and tell” observation hive. – Butch Hughes
B.   Q & A, Problems with your hives    – Panel
– Dwight Wells, Dwight Wilson, Dana Stahlman


Closing remarks, drawings and results of elections


An auction will be held at the end of the meeting.   More details are available here.

The sponsoring clubs for this meeting are Scioto Valley Beekeepers Association and Central Ohio Beekeepers Association (COBA)
Lunch is provided by the junior class of Licking County Christian Academy


There is a block of rooms reserved for November 4th at the Fairfield Inn, 2826 Taylor Rd., Reynoldsburg, Oh 43068. Their phone number is 614-864-4555.  The cost is 79.00 plus tax.  The confirmation number is OBAS. And no, the confirmation number is not spelled wrong.  If you need any other information, please contact John George at 614-376-3040.


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Ohio Department of Agriculture
8995 E. Main St.
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 United States

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