Thanks for everyone who registered for winter 2019 classes. On behalf of the Rolla Bee Club "coaches," we look forward to helping you on your new adventure!
"Charlotte, I cannot thank you and your team enough for a FABULOUS class on Saturday. All of your knowledge and passion is astounding!! Not only that, but you have put together a very educational class that is well thought out, touches on so much, moves expediently, breaks in the right places-it couldn’t be better! Thank you very much! We are very excited about beginning our beekeeping experience." MBH
Speakers Confirmed for Missouri State Beekeepers Association Fall 2019 Conference
MOBERLY, Mo. – Dr. Krispn Givens, Purdue University, will be among the Missouri State Beekeepers Association October 18-19, 2019 fall conference at Moberly Community College (north of Columbia.) Dr. Riven is an apiculture specialist at Purdue University's Department of Entomology in West Lafayette, Indiana. Krispn started breeding bees more than 25 years ago and was instrumental in developing the new (varroa) "mite-bitter" bee strain.
Peter Borst is president of the Finger Lakes Bee Club and has retired from Cornell University, where he was senior apiarist at Cornell's Dyce Lap for Honey Bee Studies. He worked as a New York State apiary inspector from 2006 to 2008.
Casey Berthoud is Missouri's Quails Forever and Pheasants Forever state coordinator. He oversees 16 biologists and the Missouri for Monarchs coordinator. These organizations work together with the Missourians for Monarchs Collaborative as well as local chapters to keep 100 % of locally-raised funds spent locally.
More details will be posted closer to fall at Missouri State Beekeepers Association.