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Wednesday November 13, 2019
Humane Animal Rescue
6926 Hamilton Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Join us for a special evening with guest speaker Larry Connor.
How do you keep your bees alive and growing? That will be the topic of honey bee guru Lawrence “Larry” Connor of Kalamazoo, Michigan. In five decades entomologist Dr. Larry Connor has been a university professor, run a bee-breeding program, and become established as a key voice in the beekeeping world. He has written dozens of articles for bee journals and a number of books, including Increase Essentials, Bee Sex Essentials, Queen Rearing Essentials, Bee-sentials: A Field Guide, Swarm Essentials, and Honey Bee Biology & Beekeeping. From his newest book, Connor will discusses sustainable beekeeping, looking at the causes of colony loss and detailing how to keep colony numbers stable and growing. He also reviews concepts of biodynamic beekeeping.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Massachusetts Beekeepers Association
123 Holliston Street, Medway, MA 02053
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Dr. Larry Connor: Entomologist and author of a series of beekeeping books: Increase Essentials, Bee Sex Essentials, Queen Rearing Essentials, and most recently Keeping Bees Alive. He is currently working on his newest book, Package Bee Essentials. Larry will talk about The Essential Nuc and Keeping Bees Alive.
Steve Repasky: Master Beekeeper, consultant, author of Swarm Essentials, and owner of Meadow Sweet Apiaries. Steve will talk about Swarm Biology & Ecology and Swarm Management.
Sunday, November 17
RIBA November General Membership Meeting
Coventry Community Center,
1277 Main St, Coventry, RI 02816
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Guest speaker Larry Connor will discuss The Secret Lives of Drones
November 19, 2019
Back Yard Beekeepers Association
Guest speaker Larry Connor will discuss Honey Bee Genetics
November 23, 2019
Fourteenth Annual Southern New England Beekeepers Assembly (SNEBA)
Groton Inn and Suites
99 Gold Star Highway, Groton, CT 06340
8 am – 5 pm
Dr. David Tarpy
The Quality of Commercial Queens, and Diagnosing Queen Problems: is it the Queen, the Colony, Both, or Neither?!
Dr. Kim Skyrm
The Buzz About Bumble Bees, and Fight Back: Varroa Mite IPM is the Bee’s Knees!
Dr. Larry Connor
History of Queen Rearing and Instrumental Insemination, and Evaluating the Sustainability of Biodynamic Beekeeping
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A great tool for new beekeepers. Often I see total bewilderment in new beekeeper’s faces during an explanation about beekeeping equipment, techniques and behaviors. BeeCabulary Essentials is a must-have for all beginners!Mike Risk, Michigan
This is an outstanding work, very complete and very well illustrated. I am teaching a few autistic young men beekeeping and this book will be a great help.a happy customer
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