2011 Short Course

2011 Short Course

Level 1 & Level 2 Short Course


Level 1 Level 2 Level 1 Level 2
TIME MONDAY MONDAY TUESDAY TUESDAY



8:30 - 8:45 Introduction Introduction Introduction Introduction
8:45 - 9:30 Fall - Preparing For Winter -  Carol Cottril Kim Flottum - Growing Your Business Bee Diseases - Buddy Martererre
RI Sec State Office - We Mean Business
9:30 - 10:15 The Winter Colony -  Leslie Huston Dan Conlon - Start Up Costs Integrated Pest Management - Landi Simone 9:30 - 12:30 We Mean Business - Elm Rm.  Dan Conlon - Keeping What You Earn
10:15 - 10:45 BREAK BREAK
10:45 - 11:30 Moving Into Spring - Joe Koveleski IRS - Taxes and Keeping Bees Getting, Making and Using Nucs - Billy Davis Jim Tew & Jennifer Berry - Queen Business 1 Inside
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch LUNCH LUNCH LUNCH
12:30 - 1:15 Urban Beekeeping, Sting Safety
Barry Thompson
Jennifer Berry - Nucs Are My Business Summer Management - Ray Lackey Jennifer Berry & Jim Tew - Queen Business 2 Inside
1:30 - 2:15 Floral Sources - Vince Aloyo Cindy Bee - The Business Side Of Removing Bees Harvesting, Marketing, Labeling - Kent Williams Christi Heintz - Pollination Best Management Practices
2:15 - 3:00 Swarming Biology - Will Blodgett Karen Worcester-Wood - Insurance Summing It All Up - Erin Forbes Cindy Bee - Tricks and Tips On Bee Removal
3:00 - 3:30 BREAK BREAK BREAK BREAK
3:30 - 4:15 3:30 - 5:00 Outside with the bees  - Hands On with Don, Will, Jennifer, and RI Beekeepers Kent Williams - Doing Business In Two Places 3:30 - 5:00  Outside with the bees  Moving Bees…from trucks to trailers to one at a time Mike Palmer - Producing Uncommon Products
4:30 - 5:15 Jim Bobb - Package Middleman Jennifer Berry & Jim Tew - Queen Business 3











The Bee School will be run by the Level Two Teachers, plus  Don Hopkins, Jennifer Keller, and Will Hicks from North Carolina, and our Bee Wranglers Ken Worchal and Jeff McGuire. It is open to all Level 1 attendees, and anybody local who wants to attend. It will be free.

We will set up several stations, and attendees can roam at will, or stop and review.

Jim Tew and Jennifer Berry will do a business of queen rearing session inside and outside