WSU CAHNRS

CAHNRS – Department of Entomology

APIS Molecular Systematics Laboratory

2017 Summer Events

20681Rearing High Quality Queens 
Workshops offered by the WSU Honey Bee Program – Susan Cobey Lead Instructor

WSU, Pullman – Sunday, June 11th, 2017

Two, one day workshops in different locations will present what it takes to rear high quality queens. Basic biology and various methods of queen rearing will be presented. The workshops emphasize hands on instruction in queen rearing methods, with lecture and demonstrations. Students will be involved in various steps including: setting up cell builders, grafting, and establishing mating nuclei. Both queen right and queen-less systems will be demonstrated. Bring a bee veil and whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in.

Instructors: Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey & WSU Bee Lab. graduate students

Registration fees $175 Click here for a Registration Form

Mail to: Adam Williams, Washington State University, Dept. of Entomology, 166 FSHN, P.O. Box 646382. Pullman, WA 99164-6382

bee keepingStarting Right With Bees

WSU Beekeeping Short Course

WSU, Pullman – Friday & Saturday, June 9th & 10th, 2017

Interested in starting some bee colonies or want more confidence in working and caring for these? This 2 day course will cover bee biology, pest/disease identification, colony management, honey bee IPM, and gloveless beekeeping. The format is a combination of instruction and hands on demonstration. Bring a bee veil, whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in, and lots of questions.

Instructors: Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey & WSU Bee Lab. graduate students

Registration fees $125 Click here for a Registration Form

Mail to: Adam Williams, Washington State University, Dept. of Entomology, 166 FSHN, P.O. Box 646382. Pullman, WA 99164-6382

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