Thursday  11 Oct 2012

Time

 

 

ROOM’S

C205/C207

   

    ROOM

      C203   

      

 

          ROOM

             C206

    ROOM

C208

 

       ROOM

         C210

 

8:00 – 8:45

Registration

Idle

Idle

Idle

IDLE

8:45– 9:00

Welcome and opening

Phillip Garrison (President ABA)

David Kelton (CAMBP)

Idle

Idle

Idle

IDLE

9:00-9:15

Break and move to the First Lecture

 

 

 

 

9:15-10:15

ROOM  C201

BIOLOGY AND POLLENATION OF THE  FLOWER

Gerry Whitaker

HOW TO PREPARE

HONEY FOR SALE

(labeling/packaging)

        Jimmy Carmack

     HONEY BEE            

    DISEASES  AND

    TREATMENT

     Dr. Jim Tew

 

    HONEY BEE                                   

       BIOLOGY

 BOB FANNING

 

 BEEHIVE PARTS, TOOLS AND

THEIR USES

DAVID ELLIS

10:15 – 10:30

Break – snacks – socialize

Break – snacks – socialize

Break – snacks -- socialize

Break – snacks – socialize

Break – snacks – socialize

10:30 – 11:30

 

 

BIOLOGY AND POLLENATION OF THE  FLOWER

Gerry Whitaker

 

 

HOW TO PREPARE

HONEY FOR SALE

(labeling/packaging)

Jimmy Carmack

HONEY BEE

DISEASES  AND

TREATMENT

Dr. Jim Tew

HONEY BEE

BIOLOGY

BOB FANNING

 

BEEHIVE PARTS, TOOLS AND

THEIR USES

DAVID ELLIS

11:30 – 12:30

Lunch – socialize

Lunch – socialize

       Lunch – socialize

       Lunch – socialize

    Lunch – socialize

1:30 – 2:30

ALABAMA REGISTRATION AND REGULATIONS (LAW)  DENNIS BARCLIFT

HOW TO PREPARE

HONEY FOR SALE

(labeling/packaging)

Jimmy Carmack

HONEY BEE

DISEASES  AND

TREATMENT

Dr. Jim Tew

HONEY BEE

BIOLOGY

BOB FANNING

 

BEEHIVE PARTS, TOOLS AND

THEIR USES

DAVID ELLIS

2:30 – 3:10

Break – snacks – socialize

 

Break – snacks – socialize

Break – snacks – socialize

Break – snacks – socialize

Break – snacks – socialize

3:10 – 4:10

BIOLOGY AND POLLENATION OF THE  FLOWER

Gerry Whitaker

 

 

BIOLOGY OF INSECTS

BEE’S,WASP,BEETLES

DAVID KELTON

HONEY PROCESSING   AND EXTRACTING  EQUIPMENT

FRED HARRISON

ALABAMA REGISTRATION AND REGULATIONS  DENNIS BARCLIFT

 

OPEN

4:10 – 5:10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday  12 Oct 2012

Time

General Interest and Experienced Path

Main Room

ROOM

C203

ROOM

C206

ROOM

C208

ROOM

C210

APPRENTICE

OPEN HIVE

CERTIFICATION

8:00 – 8:30

Registration

Idle

Idle

Idle

 

Closed

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome and opening remarks

Phillip Garrison

Idle

Idle

Idle

 

Closed

8:45 – 8:50

This Year’s Meeting Theme and Schedule

Damon Wallace

Idle

Idle

Idle

 

Closed

8:50 – 9:20

Report on Department of Agriculture

John McMillan – Alabama Commissioner of Agriculture and Industries

Idle

Idle

Idle

 

CLOSED

9:20 – 9:30

Body break, travel to Workshops

 

 

 

 

 

9:30 – 10:30

 

Dr Jim Tew –

Propolis - Messy but  Necessary

 

HOW TO PREPARE

HONEY FOR SALE

LABELING/PACKAGING

JIMMY CARMACK

METHODS OF QUEEN REARING

BILL MULLINS

 

APPRENTICE BEEKEEPING

HONEY BEE BIOLOGY      

 BOB FANNING

 

 

APPRENTICE BEEKEEPING

BEEHIVE PARTS,TOOLS AND THEIR USES

DAVID ELLIS

OPEN HIVE INSPECTIONS

ALLYSON ANDREW FRED HARRISON

10:30 – 11:00

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

 

Closed

11:00 – 12:00

 

Dr Clarence Collison -

The Importance Of Genetic Diversity In The Honey Bee Colony

 

HOW TO PREPARE

HONEY FOR SALE

LABELING/PACKAGING

JIMMY CARMACK

METHODS OF QUEEN REARING

BILL MULLINS

Fall and Winter Management, with Emphasis on Feeding the Bees

Keith Fletcher

APPRENTICE BEEKEEPING

BEEHIVE PARTS,TOOLS AND THEIR USES

DAVID ELLIS

 

OPEN HIVE INSPECTIONS

ALLYSON ANDREW FRED HARRISON

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

Open Hive Demonstration

In the Field, Weather Permitting

Raleigh Jones

1:00 – 1:30

 

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

1:30 – 2:30

Dr Clarence Collison - Factors Affecting Honey Quality

Diseases and Medications

John Mynard

METHODS OF QUEEN REARING

BILL MULLINS

Pre-spring Management, with Emphasis on Shuffling and Splits

Keith Fletcher

HONEY PROCESSING

AND EXTRACTING

EQUIPMENT

FRED HARRISON

OPEN HIVE INSPECTIONS

ALLYSON                      ANDREWS

 

2:30 – 3:00

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

 

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

 

Closed

3:00 – 3:50

 

 

Dr Jim Tew -

American Foulbrood - Just an Old-Fashioned Bee Disease

 

 

 

 

JOURNEYMAN

WRITTEN EXAM

1 HOUR

                                          JOURNEYMAN

PRACTICAL

EXAM

1 HOUR

 

OPEN HIVE INSPECTIONS

ALLYSON                      ANDREWS

FRED HARRISON

4:00 – 4:50

Dr Jim Tew,

Dr Clarence Collison, Dennis Barclift

Questions & Answers

Open Panel Group

 

 

 

JOURNEYMAN

WRITTEN EXAM

1 HOUR

 

 

JOURNEYMAN

PRACTICAL

EXAM

1 HOUR

 

OPEN HIVE INSPECTIONS

ALLYSON                      ANDREWS

FRED HARRISON

5:00 – 5:30

Questions – door prizes – socialize

Closed

Closed

Closed

 

Closed

6:00 – until

Banquet and entertainment

Closed

Closed

Closed

 

Closed

Saturday 13 Oct 2012

Time

General Interest and Experienced Path

Main Room

 

 

ROOM

C205/C207

ROOMS

C203/C206

 

 

8:00 – 8:15

Registration

Idle

Idle

Idle

Idle

Honey show entries reception – Pam Fretwell, Honey Show Intake Official

8:15 – 8:30

Welcome and opening remarks

Phillip Garrison

Idle

Idle

Idle

Idle

Honey show entries reception -  Pam Fretwell, Honey Show Intake Official

8:30 – 9:20

 

Dr Clarence Collison -

Bee Pheromones

 

 

 

APPRENTICE

PRACTICAL

EXAM

1 HOUR

 

APPRENTICE WRITTEN

EXAM

1 HOUR

Honey Show Judging,

Lynne Kelton - Judge

9:30 – 10:30

Business meeting – reports –

 

 

 

 

APPRENTICE

PRACTICL

EXAM

1 HOUR

APPRENTICE

WRITTEN

EXAM

1 HOUR

Honey Show Judging,

Lynne Kelton - Judge

10:30 – 11:00

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

 

Honey Show Judging,

Lynne Kelton – Judge

11:00 – 12:00

Dr Jim Tew -

Winter Management Right into the Spring Season

Idle

 

 

 

 

Closed

12:00 – 1:00

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

Open hive demonstration 12:15 – 12:45 Weather permitting

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

Lunch – socialize – vendors – door prizes

 

Honey Show Open for Display and Visit

1:00 – 1:50

Dr Clarence Collison -

Bees And Flowers Keep You Guessing 

Diseases and Medications

John Mynard

101 Uses for Used Political Signs

Bill Miller, Roslyn Horton

 

Fall and Winter Management, with Emphasis on Feeding the Bees

Keith Fletcher

 

Honey Show Open for Display and Visit

2:00 – 3:00

Dr. Jim Tew -

Managing Multiple Apiaries (Without Help)

Pests and Treatments

John Mynard

Queen Rearing – Cell Punch

Wil Montgomery

Pre-spring Management, with Emphasis on Shuffling and Splits

Keith Fletcher

 

Meeting of Board of Directors and Officers

2:15 – 3:15

3:00 - 3:30

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

 

Break – snacks – vendors – socialize

3:30 – 4:00

Closing Conclave

 

Honey Show Winners

Lynne Kelton

 

Results:

Apprentice and Journeyman Beekeeper

Experienced Beekeeper

David Kelton

 

Closing comments and door prizes Phillip Garrison

 

Closed

Closed

Closed

 

Honey show entries can be picked up by owners after winners are announced