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Approved Classes 2014

The classes below have been approved for credit towards the Ohio State Beekeepers Certified Master Beekeeping Program.   This list is not comprehensive and is subject to revision.

 

Approved   Master Beekeeper Classes for 2014

 
           

 

 
Date Class Name instructor Class A-O Class Hours Class Code

 

 
4/25-26/14 Principles & Methods of Biodynamic Beekeeping Spikenard Farms E 4.0 14SPF-E

 

 
 Date  Class Name  Instructor  Class A-O  Class Hours  Class Code

 

 
6/5/14

Pollinator-Friendly Spaces:  Practical Ways to Conserve, Attract And Protect Pollinators

Denise Ellsworth D 4,0

14OSU-D

 

 
           

 

 
 

SWOBA BEEKEEPER SCHOOL – LOVELAND

     

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor Name

Class A-O

Class Hours

Class Code

 

 

3/22/2014

Beekeeping 101

Alex Zomchek

I

1

14SWO-I1

 

 

     “

Beekeeping 102

Alex Zomchek

I

1

14SWO-I2

 

 

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Managing Small Hive   Beetle

Barb Bloetscher

A

1

14SWO-A1

 

 

     “

The Honey Bee’s Harsh   Natural World

Dr. Jim Tew

I

1

14SWO-I3

 

 

     “

Producing &   Marketing Varietal & Artesian Honey

Kim Flottum

G

1

14SWO-G1

 

 

     “

Identifying &   Solving Common Queen Problems 

Phil Craft

H

1

14SWO-H1

 

 

     “

Creating Bee Habitat   Using Native Ohio Plants

Denise Ellsworth

F

1

14SWO-F1

 

 

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A Touch of Honey –   Gourmet Cooking  

Chef Todd Kelly

C

1

14SWO-C1

 

 

     “

Seasonal Management   Part 1

Mark Egloff

E

1

14SWO-E1

 

 

     “

Seasonal Management   Part 2

Mark Egloff

E

1

14SWO-E2

 

 

     “

Re-Queening Hives   & Installing Queens

Phil Craft

H

1

14SWO-H2

 

 

     “

The Evolution of the   Bee’s Ecosystem

Dr. Jim Tew

I

1

14SWO-I3

 

 

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Varroa Mite Management

Barb Bloetscher

A

1

14SWO-A2

 

 

     “

Honey Bee Nutrition

Kim Flottum

B

1

14SWO-B1

 

 

     “

Protecting Bees from   Pesticides: 

Denise Ellsworth

I

1

14SWO-I4

 

 

     “

Installing Packages of   Bees

Kevin Cress

E

1

14SWO-E3

 

 
           

 

 
 

BLUEGRASS BEEKEEPING SCHOOL – FRANKFORT   KENTUCKY @ KSU       

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor Name

Class A-O

Class Hours

Class Code

 

 

3/8/2014

Bee Trees & Swarms

Dr. Debbie Delaney

O

1

14BKY-O1

 

 

     “

Honey Marketing

Dr. Debbie Delaney

G

1

14BKY-G1

 

 

     “

EAS Master Beekeeper   Exam Preparation

Kent Williams

O

1

14BKY-O2

 

 

     “

Basic Honey Bee   Biology – Beginner Part 1

 

B

1

14BKY-B1

 

 

     “

Getting Started in   Beekeeping – Beginner Part 2

 

E

1

14BKY-E1

 

 

     “

What is Going On in   the Hive? – Beginner Part 3

 

E

1

14BKY-E2

 

 

     “

Putting It All   Together – Beginner Part 4

 

E

1

14BKY-E3

 

 

     “

Problems in the Hive

Dr. Tom Webster

E

1

14BKY-E4

 

 

     “

Hive Diagnostics   Without Cracking the Top Hive Cover

Katherine Whitte

E

1

14BKY-E5

 

 

     “

Requeening

Nick Nickels

E

1

14BKY-E6

 

 

     “

Spring Management for   Honey Production

Harris Overholt

E

1

14BKY-E7

 

 

     “

Small Hive Beetle

 

A

1

14BKY-A1

 

 

     “

Non Grafting Queen   Rearing

 

H

1

14BKY-H1

 

 

     “

Competing in Honey   Shows

 

K

1

14BKY-K1

 

 

     “

Pollen Trapping and   Processing

 

C

1

14BKY-C1

 

 

     “

Nosema

 

A

1

14BKY-A2

 

 

     “

Urban Beekeeping

 

E

1

14BKY-E8

 

 

     “

Collecting Swarms   & Establishing Hives

 

E

1

14BKY-E9

 

 

     “

Creamed Honey

 

C

1

14BKY-C2

 

 

     “

Cultivating   Flavor:  Cooking With Honey

Chef Jim Whaley

C

1

14BKY-C3

 

 

     “

Native Plants &   Bees

 

F

1

14BKY-F1

 

 

     “

Honey Marketing

 

G

1

14BKY-G1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MICHIGAN BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION SPRING CONFERENCE – MSU

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor Name

Class A-O

Class Hours

Class Code

 

 

3-7, 8-14

Beginners Track

Woods/ Risk

E

1

14BGK-E1

 

 

     “

Alternative Hives

TBD

E

1

14BGK-E2

 

 

     “

Chemical Free   Beekeeping

Don Schram

E

1

14BGK-E3

 

 

     “

Mead Making for   Beginners

TBD

C

1

14BGK-C1

 

 

     “

Native Pollinators

Walt Pett/MSU Staff

D

1

14BGK-D1

 

 

     “

Beekeepers Workshop:   3D Printing & Beekeeping

Steve Tilmann

I

1

14BGK-I1

 

 

     “

What’s New With   Pesticides

Mike Hanson

I

1

14BGK-I2

 

 

     “

What I Wish I Knew   Before I Started

Charlotte Hubbard

O

1

14BGK-O1

 

 

     “

Bee Hive Woodware   Building

Bob Hollis

E

1

14BGK-E4

 

 

     “

What NOT To Do in the   Bee Yard

Cindy Dudock

O

1

14BGK-O2

 

 

     “

Beekeeper PR

Joan Mandell

O

1

14BGK-O3

 

 

     “

Lotions & Creams

Sheldon Switek

C

1

14BGK-C2

 

 

     “

Cooking With Honey

Angie Foster

C

1

14BGK-C3

 

 

     “

Honey Bee   Biology-Advanced

Jim Withers

B

1

14BGK-B1

 

 

     “

Apitherapy & Bee   Stings

Kristine Jacobson

C

1

14BGK-C4

 

 

     “

Pollinator Stewardship   Council

Michele Colopy

D

1

14BGK-D2

 

 

     “

Honey Judging

Norm Adams

K

1

14BGK-K1

 

 

     “

Cottage Foods Act

MBA

G

1

14BGK-G1

 

 

     “

MSU Research

MSU Students

I

1

14BGK-I3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AUDUBON BEEKEEPERS   ASSOCIATION SCHOOL – HENDERSON KENTUCKY

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor Name

Class A-O

Class Hours

Class Code

 

 

3/1/2014

What You Need to Know   to Get Started/Eqmt Assembly

Larry Stone

E

1

14ABK-E1

 

 

     “

Swarm Control

Kent Williams

E

1

14ABK-E2

 

 

     “

Small Hive Beetle

Dr. Tracy Conklin

A

1

14ABK-A1

 

 

     “

Cooking With Honey

Amanda Hardy

C

1

14ABK-C1

 

 

     “

Pests & Diseases

Dr. Tracy Conklin

A

1

14 ABK-A2

 

 

     “

Grafting Queens

Sean Burgess

H

1

14ABK-H1

 

 

     “

Splits/Installation of   Bees

Del Brock

E

1

14ABK-E3

 

 

     “

Backyard Beekeeping

Brian Stiff

E

1

14ABK-E4

 

 

     “

Other Ways of Raising   Queens

Jim Hazelrigg

H

1

14ABK-H2

 

 

     “

Nectar & Pollen   Sources

Jan Powell

F

1

14ABK-F1

 

 

     “

Candle Making

Elyon Davis

C

1

14ABK-C2

 

 

     “

First Year Management

L.V. Dugger

E

1

14ABK-E5

 

 

     “

Chemical Residue in   the Hive

John Benham

G

1

14ABK-G1

 

 

     “

Woodworking for Bees

Joe Taylor

E

1

14ABK-E6

 

 

     “

Soaps & Lotions

Debbie Lowrance

C

1

14ABK-C3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tri County Bee School

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor Name

Class A-O

 

Class Code

 

 

2/28/2014

Evolution of     Beekeeping

Dr. Jim Tew

I

1

14TCW-I1

 

 

3/1/2014

Beekeeping:  Past   Present Future

David Burns

I

1

14TCW-I2

 

 

       “

Mechanics of Queen     Rearing

Dan O’Hanlon

H

1

14TCW-H1

 

 

       “

Small Hive Beetle

Dr. Alex Zomchek

A

1

14TCW-A1

 

 

       “

Commercial Pollination

Dave Duncan

D

1

14TCW-D1

 

 

       “

Electron Beam     Sanitation

Jeff Pohl

A

1

14TCW-A2

 

 

       “

Cooking with Honey

Sherry Ferrell

C

1

14TCW-C1

 

 

       “

Basic Beekeeping

COBA

E

1

14TCW-E1

 

 

       “

Practical Queen     Rearing

Gabe Blatt

H

1

14TCW-H2

 

 

       “

A Chemical & Bee     Interaction (Corn Seed Treatment)

Dr. Reed Johnson

I

1

14TCW-I3

 

 

       “

Urban Beekeeping

Alex Zomchek

O

1

14TCW-O2

 

 

       “

Bee Plants

Dr. Karen Goodell

F

1

14TCW-F1

 

 

       “

Mead Making

Humble Bee

C

1

14TCW-C2

 

 

       “

Queen Rearing

Joe Kovaleski

H

1

14TCW-H3

 

 

       “

Foulbrood

Dr. Heather Prior

A

1

14TCW-A3

 

 

       “           

Propolis & Royal     Jelly

David Burns

C

1

14TCW-C3

 

 

       “

Top Bar Hive

Tom Phillips

E

1

14TCW-E2

 

 

       “

Soap Making

Dave Duncan

C

1

14TCW-C4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INDIANA STATE BEEKEEPING SCHOOL XII   INDIANAPOLIS

 

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor

Class A-O

Class

Class

 

 

Hours

Code

 

 

2/22/2014

BIP data & CCD   Update

Jerry Hayes

I

1

14ISB-I1

 

 

     “

Honey Bee Nutrition

Dr Joe Latshaw

B

1

14ISB-B1

 

 

     “

Beginning Beekeeping   Part 1

Jim Hoffman

E

1

14ISB-E1

 

 

     “

Beginning Beekeeping   Part 2

Jim Hoffman

E

1

14ISB-E2

 

 

     “

Honey Bee Cut-Out   Removals

Andy Lohrman

O

1

14ISB-O1

 

 

     “

Top Bar HivesTim   Caldwell

E

1

 

14ISB-E3

 

 

     “

Monsanto’s Commitment   to Honey Bee Health

Jerry Hayes

I

1

14ISB-I2

 

 

     “

Queen Rearing

Dr. Joe Latshaw

H

1

14ISB-H1

 

 

     “

Brewing With Honey

Anita Johnson

C

1

14ISB-C1

 

 

     “

Honey in the Kitchen

Karen Lacky

C

1

14ISB-C2

 

 

     “

Nosema

Jerry Hayes

A

1

14ISB-A1

 

 

     “

Spring Management Part   1

Dave Shenefield

E

1

14ISB-E4

 

 

     “

Spring Management Part   2

Dave Shenefield

E

1

14ISB-E5

 

 

     “

Wildlife   Rehabilitation

Kathy Hershey

I

1

14ISB-I2

 

 

     “

Sustainable Beekeeping

Jerry Hayes

I

1

14ISB-I3

 

 

     “

Honey Bee Diseases

Kathleen Prough

A

1

14ISB-A2

 

 

2/22/2014

BIP data & CCD   Update

Jerry Hayes

I

1

14ISB-I1

 

 

     “

Honey Bee Nutrition

Dr Joe Latshaw

B

1

14ISB-B1

 

 

     “

Beginning Beekeeping   Part 1

Jim Hoffman

E

1

14ISB-E1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORTH EASTERN KENTUCKY BEEKEEPING SCHOOL –   MAYSVILLE

 

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor Name

Class A-O

ClassHours

Class Code

 

 

2/22/2014

Installing Bee   Packages & Nucs

 

E

1

14NEK-E1

 

 

     “

1st Year   Hive Management

 

E

1

14NEK-E2

 

 

     “

Sustainable Beekeeping

 

I

1

14NEK-I1

 

 

     “

Beekeeping Liabilities

 

O

1

14NEK-O1

 

 

     “

Building a Diversified   Beekeeping Business

 

O

1

14NEK-O2

 

 

     “

Making Lotions,   Scrubs, Candles & More

 

C

1

14NEK-C1

 

 

2014 Western PA     Beekeeping Seminar

 

 

Date

Class Name

Instructor Name

Class A-O

ClassHours

 

 

 

2 14 14

Future Trends in   Beekeeping

Randy Oliver &   Mike Palmer

I

1

14WPBS-I1

 

 

2 15 14

Managing Bees In   Vermont

Mike Palmer

E

1

14WPBS-E2

 

 

What’s Happening to   the Bees?

Randy Oliver

I

1

14WPBS-I2

 

 

Winter Colony Loss

Randy Oliver

E

1

14WPBS-E3

 

 

Winterizing Bees

Mike Palmer

E

1

14WPBS-E4

 

 

Cooking With Honey

Alyssa Fine

C

1

14WPBS-C1

 

 

Beekeeping Equipment

Bill Kopar

E

1

14WPBS-E5

 

 

Controlling Mites   & Other Maladies

Randy Oliver

A

1

14WPBS-A2

 

 

Raising Northern   Queens

Mike Palmer

H

1

14WPBS-H1

 

 

Ideas in Overwintering   Bees

Craig Cella

E

1

14WPBS-E6

 

 

Getting Started in   Beekeeping

Barry Leicher

E

1

14WPBS-E7

 

 

Healthy Bees

Randy Oliver

B

1

14WPBS-B1

 

 

Integrated Pest   Management: Pollinator   Friendly Gardens

Doug Oster

J

1

14WPBS-J1

 

 

Extracting Honey

Jim Hoffman

C

1

14WPBS-C2

 

 

First & Second   Year Management

Lee Miller

E

1

14WPBS-E8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Southeastern Kentucky   Bee School at Stearns

 

 

 

Date

Class

Instructor

Class A-K

Class

Class

 

 

Name

Name

or Other

Hours

Code

 

 

2/8/2014

Heat Stress &   Allergic Reactions

Bob Blevins

O

1

14SEK-O1

 

 

     “

Beginning Beekeeping I

TBD

E

1

14SEK-E1

 

 

     ”

Beginning Beekeeping   II

TBD

E

1

14SEK-E2

 

 

     “

Beginning Beekeeping   III

TBD

E

1

14SEK-E3

 

 

     “

Beginning Beekeeping   IV

TBD

E

1

14SEK-E4

 

 

     “

Planting a Bee Garden

Beth Wilson

F

1

14SEK-F1

 

 

     “

Making Splits

Barnett/ Chadwell

E

1

14SEK-E5

 

 

     “

Natural Beekeeping

Kent Williams

J

1

14SEK-J1

 

 

     “

Queen Rearing Basics

Sean Burgess

H

1

14SEK-H1

 

 

     “

Swarm Management

Tammy Horn

E

1

14SEK-E6

 

 

     “

Forage Crops for Bees

Ric Bessin

F

1

14SEK-F2

 

 

     “

Candle Making

TBD

C

1

14SEK-C1

 

 

     “

Controlling Insects in   the Hive

Ray McDonnell

A

1

14SEK-A1

 

 

     “

Beginning Beekeeping   for Spanish Speaking

Laura Rogers

E

1

14SEK-E7

 

 

     “

Hive Diagnosis

Katherine White

A

1

14SEK-A2

 

 

     “

Processing Your Own   Bees Wax

Ric Bessin

C

1

14SEK-C2

 

 

     “

Women in Beekeeping

Tammy Horn

O

1

14SEK-O2

 

 

     “

Spring Management 

Hendricks/ Jackson

E

1

14SEK-E8

 

 

     “

Veil Making

Williams/ Hintzman

O

1

14SEK-O3

 

 

     “

Races of Bees

Ray McDonnell

B

1

14SEK-B1

 

 

     “

Products from the Hive

Kevin Hendrix

C

1

14SEK-C3

 

 

     “

Involving Kids in   Beekeeping

Katherine White

O

1

14SEK-O4

 

 

     “

Re-Queening &   Queen Issues

Randy Ison

H

1

14SEK-H2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY BEEKEEPING SCHOOL –   SCOTTSVILLE, KENTUCKY

 

 

 

 

 

Date

Class   Name

Instructor   Name

Class   A-O

Class

Class   Code

 

 

Hours

 

 

2/1/2014

Bee Biology (Basic   Beekeeping)

 

B

1

14SCK-B1

 

 

     “

Equipment Assembly   Basics

 

E

1

14SCK-E1

 

 

     “

Bee Package   Installation

 

E

1

14SCK-E2

 

 

     “

Honey Harvesting

 

C

1

14SCK-C1

 

 

     “

Recognizing Pests and   Diseases and Available Treatments

 

A

1

14SCK-A1

 

 

     “

Swarming-Causes &   Cures

 

E

1

14SCK-E3

 

 

     “

Making Comb Honey

 

E

1

14SCK-E4

 

 

     “

Supplemental Feeding

 

E

1

14SCK-E5

 

 

     “

Basic Queen Rearing

 

H

1

14SCK-H1

 

 

     “

Planting Flora for   Honeybees

 

F

1

14SCK-F1

 

 

     “

Marketing Your Honey

 

G

1

14SCK-G1

 

 

     “

Alternative Hive   Products

 

C

1

14SCK-C2

 

 

     “

Natural Beekeeping

 

E

1

14SCK-E6

 

 

Honey Bee EXPO,    Mid-Ohio Valley B/K Association

 

 

Date

Class   Name

Instructor   Name

Class   A-O

Class

Class   Code

 

 

Hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 17 14

Basic Beekeeping I

MOVBA Members

E

1

14HBX-E1

 

 

Candle Making

Charles & Maxine   Walter

C

1

14HBX-C1

 

 

The Snelgrove Board   Method

Jason Bach

E

1

14HBX-E2

 

 

Quality Queens

Adam Finklestein/   Kelly Rausch

H

1

14HBX-H1

 

 

Hot Headed Hives

Paul Poling

E

1

14HBX-E3

 

 

Managing a Healthy     Hive Inside & Out

Joyce Frye

E

1

14HBX-E4

 

 

Basic Beekeeping II

MOVBA Members

E

1

14HBX-E5

 

 

Mite Treatments

Sam Hammett

A

1

14HBX-A1

 

 

Restoring Harmony

Joe Kovaleski

E

1

14HBX-E6

 

 

Spring into Spring

David Rectenwald

E

1

14HBX-E7

 

 

Lots of “This   & That” Mini   Topics

Wade Stilter

E

1

14HBX-E8

 

 

Basic Beekeeping III

MOVBA Members

E

1

14HBX-E9

 

 

Creamed Honey

Charles & Maxine   Walter

C

1

14HBX-C2

 

 

Bee Breeding

Adam Finklestein/Kelly

B

1

14HBX-B1

 

 

The Art &   Importance of Pollination

J.J. Barrett

D

1

14HBX-D1

 

 

What’s Next in   Beekeeping?

David Rectenwald

I

1

14HBX-I1

 

 

 

Hands On Building

MOVBA members

E

1

14HBX-11

 

 

 

 Cooking With Honey

MOVBA members

C

1

14HBX-C3

 

 

 

Diseases of the   Honeybee

Paul Poling

A

1

14HBX-A2

 

 

North American Beekeeping Conference (ABF)

 

 

Date

Class   Name

Instructor   Name

Class   A-O

Class

 

 

 

Hours

 

 

1/10/2014

Year Calendar for a   Beginning Beekeeper

Debbie Seib

E

1

14ABF-E5

 

 

Bee Biology

 

B

1

14ABF-B1

 

 

Beekeeping   Challenges-Pests, Parasites, &   Diseases

John Talbert

A

1

14ABF-A1

 

 

Nutrition

Diane Sammataro

Other

1

14ABF-O1

 

 

Factors Affecting   Colony Mortality

Dr. Dennis   VanEngelsdorf

E

1

14ABF-E1

 

 

Queens & Nucs

 

H

1

14ABF-H1

 

 

Overwintering

 

E

1

14ABF-E2

 

 

Nutrition

Dave Mendes

Other

1

14ABF-O2

 

 

Treatments

 

G

1

14ABF-G1

 

 

Almond Pollination

 

D

1

14ABF-D1

 

 

Research Review Baton   Rouge USDA-ARS Lab

 

A

1

14ABF-A2

 

 

Research Update Beltsville   USDA-ARS Lab

 

A

1

14ABF-A3

 

 

Research Update Tucson   USDA-ARS Lab

 

A

1

14ABF-A4

 

 

Research with   Practical Applications

 

A

1

14ABF-A5

 

 

1/11/2014

Candle Making

Ginger Reuter

C

1

14ABF-C1

 

 

Honeybee Plants

Jim Bobb

F

1

14ABF-F1

 

 

How to Make Splits   & Expand from a Small   Scale

Blake Shook

E

1

14ABF-E3

 

 

to a Sideline   Operation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diagnosis &   Discovery in Microscopy for   the Beekeeper

Don Coats

A

1

14ABF-A6

 

 

Beeswax & Honey:   Natural Products to   Benefit YourSkin

Becky/Steve Tipton

C

1

14ABF-C2

 

 

Natural &   Sustainable Beekeeping

Karen Sabath/Lance   Wilson

G

1

14ABF-G2

 

 

Getting Younger   Beekeepers Involved

Debbie Seib

Other

1

14ABF-O3

 

 

Different Ways of   Requeening

George Hanson

E

1

14ABF-E4

 

 

So You Want to Graft a   Queen Cell

Joan Gunter

H

1

14ABF-H2

 

 

Sustainable Practices   for Beekeeping

Dr. Larry Connor

G

1

14ABF-G3

 

 

Marketing for the   Serious Sideliner

Tim Tucker

C

1

14ABF-C3

 

 

Requeening   (Commercial)

George Hanson

E

1

14ABF-E5

 

 

Mentoring

Chappie McChesney

Other

1

14ABF-O4

 

 

Profit Driven   Beekeeping (Serious Sideliner)

Dr. Larry Connor

Other

1

14ABF-O5

 

 

Alternate Hives for Alternate Minds:  Top Bar, Warre, and Beeyond

Sam Comfort

E

1

14ABF-E6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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