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Rearing High Quality Queens – WSU Mt. Vernon

August 8, 2014

Rearing High Quality Queens

Mt. Vernon Agricultural Station – Friday, August 8th, 2014

Two, one day workshops in different locations will present what it takes to rear high quality queens. Basic biology and various methods of queen rearing will be presented. The workshops emphasize hands on instruction in queen rearing methods, with lecture and demonstrations. Students will be involved in various steps including: setting up cell builders, grafting, and establishing mating nuclei. Both queen right and queen-less systems will be demonstrated. Bring a bee veil and whatever protective clothing you are comfortable in.

Instructors: Steve Sheppard, Susan Cobey & WSU Bee Lab. graduate students

Registration fees $175 Click here for a Registration Form

Mail to: Washington State University, Dept. of Entomology, Honey Bee Program, 166 FSHN, P.O. Box 646382. Pullman, WA 99164-6182


August 8, 2014
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WSU Mount Vernon Agricultural Station
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, WA 98273 United States
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