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OSBA Summer Conference – 2013

06/01/2013 @ 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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prichard_laughlinOSBA invites you to attend our 2013 Summer Conference at the Pritchard Laughlin Civic Center in Cambridge, Ohio on June 1st and to help us celebrate our 125th year! Based on past attendance, and the proximity to Pennsylvania, Kentucky and West Virginia, we anticipate attendance of over 200 beekeepers from quad-state region.      Several vendors will also be there with a variety of bee supplies for sale.

 

Guest Speakers:

Dr.  Greg Hunt from Purdue University

Kim Flottum – Editor of Bee Culture

 

 Registration Fees

$20 – OSBA Member Pre-Registered
$25 – OSBA Member at the door.  (Cash, Check or Credit card accepted at the door)
$30 – Non Member
$5  – OSBA Guest (Spouse of children under 18 with paid OSBA Member)
$9.50 – Boxed lunch (prepaid only) Choice of:
       Croissant with turkey and choice of salad or
       Hoagie with roast beef and choice of salad.

 Online registration until May 28th  (Credit Card or Paypal accepted online)

Mail registration must be postmarked by May 22nd

 

Download the Registration Form / Schedule and Map (PDF)

Online Registration is Closed – However, Walk-ins are welcome.

 

Preliminary Schedule

8:00-9:00AM

Registration – Hot beverage and donuts will be provided.

9:00-9:45AM

Presidents’ Welcome and Keynote Speaker

Dr. Greg Hunt, Purdue University – The Indiana queen project and breeding for mite-biting bees.

9:45-10:00AM

Break

0:00-10:45AM

Session 1

Auditorium: On The Radar – What’s new that you need to know. – Kim Flottum

Room 1: Preparing wax (Entering the Fair) – Joe Kovaleski

Room 2: Queen Management – Care, Introduction and Evaluation – Nina Bagley

Beeyard: Basic Hive Inspection (Preparing for the Apprentice Test)

10:45-11:00AM

Break

11:00-11:45AM

Session 2

Auditorium: Dealing with Bee Kills Associated with Planting Corn – Greg Hunt

Room1: Cooking with Honey ( Entering the Fair) – Dawn Arheit

Room 2: What a Bee Wants – Denise Ellsworth

Beeyard: Splitting for increase and nucs for sale or overwintering. – Dwight Wilson

11:45-12:00PM

Break

12:00-1:00PM

Lunch

1:00-1:45PM

Session 3

Auditorium: Winter Stars Now – Kim Flottum

Room 1:  Harvesting Honey (Entering the Fair)

Room 2:  Ohio bee research update. – Dough Sponsler

Beeyard: Advanced hive inspection (Mite inspection methods, testing for other diseases) – John Grafton

1:45-2:00PM

Break

2:00-2:45PM

Session 4

Auditorium:  Strategies for Controlling Your Mites – Greg Hunt

Room1:  TBA

Room2:  Overwintering Hives and Nucs – Tim Arheit

Beeyard:  Hive Removal Demonstration

2:45-3:00PM

Break

3:00-3:30PM

Q&A with the Expert Panel

3:30-4:00PM

Closing Remarks and Drawings

 

Cambridge Area Motel/Hotels

 

Comfort Inn – 2327 Southgate Pkwy, Cambridge, OH 43725………………………………………… 740-435-3200

Block of 20 rooms at $95.99+Tax.  Cut-off date is May 10th  (May extend discount if rooms available)

 Days Inn – 2328 Southgate Pkwy, Cambridge, OH 43725……………………………………………… 740-432-5691

Block of 20 rooms at 79.99+Tax.  Cut-off date is April 30th.

 Econolodge – 1945 Southgate Pkwy, Cambridge, OH 43725…………………………………………. 740-439-3581

Block of 20 rooms available at 59.99+Tax. if at least 10 rooms are filled, otherwise $69.99+Tax

 Baymont Inn and Suites – 1595 Southgate Pkwy, Cambridge, OH 43725………………………. 740-439-1505

Hampton Inn – 8775 Georgetown Rd, Cambridge, OH 43725………………………………………. 740-439-0600

South Gate Hotel – 2248 Southgate Parkway, Cambridge, Ohio 43725…………………………. 740-432-7313

 

 Cambridge Area Campground

Spring Valley Camp Ground – 8000 Dozer Rd. Cambridge, Ohio 43725………………………… 740-439-9291

Camping (rates vary with camper/RV type)  and Cabin Rentals ($50-$60 plus tax)

Special planned events and activities on the weekends.  

See website for details:  www.campspringvalley.com

 

Vendors

This is an incomplete list and will be updated as vendors confirm they are coming.

 

Download the Registration Form / Schedule and Map (PDF)

Online Registration Is Closed – Walkins are Welcom

 

Details

Date:
06/01/2013
Time:
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Cost:
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Venue

Prichard Laughlin Civic Center
7033 Glen Highway, Cambridge, OH 43725 United States
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Organizer

Ohio State Beekeepers Association
Email:
Website:
www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org

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