The Art of Queen Rearing – Syllabus

THE ART OF QUEEN REARING

WSU COURSE SYLLABUS

Sunday July 12, 2015 122 Clark Hall (Animal Sciences Building), WSU Pullman

 

8:00 – 8:30 Coffee, Snacks and Introductions

8:30 – 9:30 Lecture – Principals of Queen & Drone Rearing

9:30 – 11:00 Field – Setting Up Cell Builders-

Queen-Less & Queen-Right Systems

11:00 – 12:00 Evaluating Drone Maturity

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 4:00 Workshops

Session : Grafting Queen Cells

Session : Incubating and Banking Queen Cells

Session : Marking & Clipping Queens

Session : Evaluating Queen Reproductive Status

Session : Handling & Introducing Queen Cells

Session : Nucleus colonies

 

4:00 – 5:00 Classroom – Exploring CB Systems, Situations & Troubleshooting

Wrap Up & Question & Answers