Session Recordings/Handouts


Several educational sessions were recorded during the 2012 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow in Las Vegas, Nevada, and are now available for your review. Download them at your convenience and spend some time revisiting the 2012 conference in your own home.  We hope you find these recordings to be a valuable resource for your personal beekeeping education and experience.  Click on the links below to access the audio version of these sessions.

Special thanks to American Beekeeping Federation Vice President Tim Tucker for his assistance with this project.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (Honey Producer-Packer & Small Scale-Sideliner Shared Interest Group)

Blake Shook: Nutrition, and How it Dramatically Affects Your Hives (MP3 File)

Diana Sammataro: Honey Bees Sweetness and Mites (MP3 File)

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 (Package Bee & Queen Breeders Shared Interest Group)

Tom Glenn: Queen and Breeder Queen Production at Glenn Apiaries (MP3 File)

Mark Spitzig and Melanie Kirby: Rearing Queens and Bees in New Mexico and Michigan's U.P (MP3 File)

Thursday, January 12, 2012 (Serious Sideliner Symposium)

Jim and Pat Haskell: Local Bees for Local Beekeepers (MP3 File)

Stephen Repasky: Running a Club Apiary (MP3 File)

Blake Shook: Review of the Honey Website (MP3 File)

Marty Brown: Leaving the Bees Behind in the North (MP3 File)

Sam Comfort: Alternative Hive Designs (MP3 File)

Larry Connor: A Model Queen Producing Apiary (MP3 File)

Mike Risk: Producing Queens and Nucs in Michigan (MP3 File)

Friday, January 13, 2012 (Serious Sideliner Symposium)

Robert Burns and John Edmonds: Bottling and Marketing at Local Venues (MP3 File)

Blake Shook: Growing Our Honey Packing in Facilities and Markets (MP3 File)

Steve and Becky Tipton: Handling and Sales of Pollen (MP3 File)

Rich Weiske: The Secrets of Propolis (MP3 File)

Ted and Becky Jones: Providing Rental Bees for Local Pollination (MP3 File)

Saturday, January 14, 2012 (Interactive Workshops)

Randy Oliver: Varroa IPM: Nutrition, Virus Management, Monitoring and Biotechnical Methods (MP3 File)

Randy Oliver: Varroa IPM: Natural Treatments and Breeding (MP3 File)


Click on the links below to access the handouts for these sessions.