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OSBA Summer Meeting

06/08/2012 - 06/09/2012

OSBA Summer Meeting

Friday June 8th and Saturday June 9th, 2012

Miami University—Oxford Ohio

 

REGISTRATION FEES

  $15.00 Pre-registration, OSBA members
  $20.00 Registration at the door for OSBA members
  $30.00 Registration at the door for non-members

  Lunch can be purchased on site or its just a short walk to local restaurants 

 

FRIDAY EVENING JUNE 8TH

5:30 to 6:00 registration

Tour Langstroth’s cottage, Alex Zomcheck’s Apiary, and enjoy the social hour.

 

SATURDAY JUNE 9TH

8:00 – 9:00  Registration (coffee, orange juice, pastries)

9:00 – 9:20  President’s Welcome & Introductions

9:20 – 9:30  Break (Visit the Vendors)

10:00 – 10:45  Break-out Session I: Topics:  Beginning Beekeeping,  Increasing Your Hives with Splits and Nucs, Marketing Your Honey, and Getting Ready for Winter

10:45 -11:00  Break (Visit the Vendors)

11:00-11:45  Break-out Session II : Topics: Beginning Beekeeping, Apitherapy, Inspecting Your Hives, and Soap and Candle making

12:00 – 1:00  Lunch

1:00 – 1:45  Break-out Session III: Topics:  Hive inspection for the Certified Apprentice Beekeeper Program,  Controlling Pests of the Hive, Meadmaking, and Fall and Winter Management.

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

2:00 – 2:45  Break-out Session IV: Topics:  Hive inspection for the Certified Apprentice Beekeeper Program, Removing Bees from Buildings,  Reviewing Your 1st Year in Beekeeping, and Understanding the OQI

2:45 – 3:00  Break (Visit the Vendors)

3:00 – 3:30  Q&A with a Panel of Experienced Beekeepers

3:30 – 4:00  Closing Remarks and Drawings

Special thanks to Alex Zomcheck and the Butler County Beekeepers Association for sponsoring this meeting.

Directions: http://www.miami.muohio.edu/about-miami/visiting-miami/directions-and-drive-times.html

Physical address:

Miami University
Psychology Building
90 North Patterson Avenue
Oxford, OH  45056

 Local accommodations…blocked rooms under “Beekeepers”:

                Best Western – Sycamore Inn
                6 East Sycamore St.; Oxford, OH  45056
                (513)523-0000; $68/night+tax; 11 rooms (2 taken as of 5/25).
            
               Miami Inn
                100 N. Patterson Ave.; Oxford, OH  45056
                (513) 529-2104; $109/night; 20 rooms (3 taken as of 5/25).              

               Dorsey Hall
               (513) 529-3760; $39/night; 900 East High Street; Oxford, OH  45056

 

Pre-registration for the meeting has ended.

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06/08/2012
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06/09/2012
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Venue

Miami University—Oxford Ohio
90 North Patterson Avenue - Psychology Building, Oxford, OH 45056 United States
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