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2018 Austin Area Beekeeping Seminar

Austin Area Beekeepers Association

Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)

2018 Austin Area Beekeeping Seminar

Registration Information

Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Beginner Track
The beginning track has a set schedule and a limited quantity based on venue space. Beginners are encouraged to take the entire beginning track and will only be allowed in Advanced classes if space allows.
202 Registrations Jan 24, 2018 $60.00 $4.29
Advanced Track
Advanced Track - Appropriate for beekeepers with 1+ year experience. If you are completely new to beekeeping, we encourage you to buy the Beginner Track ticket.
230 Registrations Jan 24, 2018 $60.00 $4.29

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Event Details

This is a day-long seminar offering 4 different educational presentations running concurrently throughout the day. There will be a full-day track of beginning classes for people with little or no experience keeping bees who want a solid foundation of beekeeping essentials.  There will also be 24 hour-long classes for intermediate and advanced beekeepers to choose from.  These non-beginner classes will include: 

  • General Management 1 and 2 - James and Chari Elam
  • What Every Beekeeper Should Know About Honey Bee Foraging - Lance Wilson
  • Simple Queen Cell Production - Dan Aurell
  • Varroa Monitoring - Mary Reed
  • Preparing for a honey show - Pamela Yeamans
  • Bees as an Ag Exemption - Dennis Herbert
  • Nutrition Management - Tanya Phillips
  • Queen Rearing - Dr. Rangel Scientific Presentation
  • Reproductive Biology - Dr. Rangel Scientific Presentation
  • Extraction from a Building - Steve Butler
  • Effective Varroa Management for Robust Populations - Lance Wilson
  • Sales and Marketing - Mark Hedley
  • Growing an Apiary Business - Mark Hedley
  • Top Bar Management 1 and 2 -Brandon Fehrenkamp 
  • Honey Bee Health and Nutrition - John Swan
  • Honey Bee Biology and Behavior - Ryan Giesecke
  • Brood Disease Management - Dan Aurell
  • Equipment Assembly - Chuck Reburn
  • Impact of Miticides on Queen Mandibular Pheromone -Liz Walsh
  • Beneficial Beescapes - Becky Bender
  • Swarm Capture - Steve Butler 

 All proceeds for this event will be used to promote sustainable beekeeping practices and provide support to our much appreciated Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab.

 Registration starts at 8:00am with the first class starting at 9:00am.


What can/can't I bring to the event?

We highly encourage all attendees to bring a bag lunch if you would like to talk to vendors over the lunch hour. There are also multiple lunch options within walking distance of the event.

 Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

While we will have a list of attendees, check-in will go more quickly if you bring your printed ticket with you.

What are my parking options?

Parking is available at the Norris Conference Center



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Norris Conference Center
2525 W Anderson Ln #365
Austin, TX 78757

Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST)

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Austin Area Beekeepers Association

The Austin Area Beekeepers Association's mission is to educate people of all experience levels in sustainable bee husbandry and provide funding for the Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab.

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