Beekeeping Meeting

Saturday, September 12, 2009     8:30 a.m.-noon
Wye Research and Education Center
Queenstown, MD 21658

Meeting Agenda

8:30-9:00 – Sign-in and coffee

Varroa Mites
Dean Burroughs, Master Beekeeper and Maryland Apiary Inspector

The BARC American Foul Brood Diagnostic Laboratory and Update on the Specifics of American Foul Brood Disease
Bart Smith, USDA Bee Laboratory in Beltsville

Nosema Diseases (yes, there are two of them!) and What We Can Do to Prevent or Control Them
David Morris, a master beekeeper from the Bowie-Upper Marlboro Beekeepers Association and a past President of the Maryland State Beekeepers Association

Update on Control of Small Hive Beetle
Mike Embrey, University of Maryland Extension Apiculturist

Question and Answer Session

Meeting will end at 12:00

For additional information please contact Mike Embrey at (410) 827-8056 x148 or