Honey Bee Health and Pollination Security in Hawaii Class on 4/20/2012

BEI Hawaii has announced an upcoming class on honey bee health and security in Hawaii. This educational class being sponsored by BEI Hawaii is open to all growers.

 

Honey Bee Health and Pollination Security in Hawaii

Danielle Downey, State Apiarist, HDOA

Friday, April 20, 2012

5:00-6:00PM

Waimea Civic Center Conference Room

67-5189 Kamamalu Road

Kamuela, Hawaii 96743

(next to the Waimea Police Station)

 

RUP Certified Applicators: Continuing education unit (CEU) to applicators is pending approval for this class by the HDOA.

 

RSVP: If you are planning to attend (or have questions), please contact Sanya at BEI Hawaii to reserve your spot:

Sanya Lawrence, BEI Hawaii
(808)933-7805 work
(808)640-5406 cell
Email: slawrence@beihawaii.com

 

 

Honey Bee Health and Pollination Security in Hawaii

1 HOUR OVERVIEW

Beekeeping in Hawaii              

  • History, current state of industry                                 10 min
  • Current Health Challenges                                             10 min
    • Varroa mite, Small Hive Beetle, Nosema
  • Pollination                                                                           15 min
    • Pollinator Diversity          
    • Providing bee habitat
    • Protecting pollinators from pesticides
  • Securing pollination for your crops                             15 min
    • Keeping bees
    • Contracting with a beekeeper

 

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About BIFB

The Big Island Farm Bureau (BIFB) is a Multi-County 501c5 Non-Profit Farm Bureau representing agriculture on Hawaii Island. Our mission is to be the "Voice of Agriculture" by promoting, representing & protecting agriculture on Hawaii Island. We are affiliated with the Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation. We are self supporting through projects, events & our social enterprise project Hawaii AgVentures; Membership fees are not charged for our services/programs.

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