Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jamie Ellis



Jamie Ellis is the Gahan Endowed Associate Professor of Entomology in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida. He has a BS degree in Biology from the University of Georgia (Georgia, USA) and a PhD in Entomology from Rhodes University in South Africa. At the University of Florida, Jamie has responsibilities in extension, instruction and research. Regarding his extension work, Jamie created the AFBEE program (African Bee Extension and Education Program), the UF, South Florida, and Caribbean Bee Colleges, and the UF Master Beekeeper Program.



Whether you’re a new beekeeper, thinking about getting bees, or an experienced beekeeper, find a topic for you.

Getting Started With Bees: Hive Types
Managing Bees for Your Backyard Apiary
Common Pests and How to Cope
Honey Bee Health and Nutrition
Splitting Hives to Grow Your Apiary
Beekeeping As a Business: Honey Sales, Bee Removals, and Ag Exemptions
Brood Diseases and Management
Utilizing Products of the Hive
Honey Bee Hive Autopsy: How to Avoid Making the Same Mistake Twice
Swarm Management and Capture
Pollen, Propolis, and Wax
And Many More

Save your spot now and stay tuned for more updated topics as we get closer to the event.

Registration:

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or Contact Shirley Doggett at (512) 924-5051, sdoggett@mindspring.com

“At the door” registration will be available at $75 per Adult.

Detailed Session Schedule

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Session Descriptions

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Hotel Information

TBA has arranged a group rate at the following location:
Fairfield Inn & Suites Houston Conroe Near The Woodlands®
3010 Interstate 45 N, Conroe, TX 77303 US
+1 936-756-3040

Start date: 6/29/18
End date: 7/1/18
Last day to book: 5/29/18
104.00 USD per night
Book your group rate for TBA TEXAS BEEKEEPERS ASSOC.