8:00 Check in and At-Door Registration. Visit Vendors.
8:30 Welcome and Introductions
8:45 Colony Management— Grant Stiles, former NJ Apiary Inspector and commercial beekeeper
9:45 Break—Time to buy Tea-Cup Auction tickets and visit vendors.
10:15 Mentoring Beekeepers—New and Old — Larry Connor, Ph.D.
11:15 Microbes in the Bee Hive—Diana Sammataro, Retired, USDA researcher
1:30 Building a Beekeeping Business— Grant Stiles, former NJ Apiary Inspector and commercial beekeeper
2:30 Break—Last chance to buy auction tickets.
3:00 Establishing a Beekeeping Landscape—Diana Sammataro, Retired, USDA researcher
4:00 Keeping Five-, Eight- and Ten-Frame Hives—Lawrence Connor
Question and Answer Session
5:00 Have a safe trip home or join us for a self-pay dinner with the speakers.