The conference program committee has developed a comprehensive agenda that's informative and relevant to the industries current state for the 2011 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow.  Here are just a few of the presentations you will see:

  • Updates from the following:
    • USDA-ARS Beltsville Lab, Maryland
    • USDA-ARS Baton Rouge Lab, Louisiana
    • USDA-ARS Tuscon Lab, Arizona
    • USDA-ARS Weslaco Lab, Texas
  • Development of Attractants and Repellants for Control of Honey Bee Pests - presented by Dr. Peter Teal, USDA-ARS, Gainesville, Florida
  • The UCD and WSU Stock Importation Project - presented by Dr. Susan Cobey, University of California
  • National Honey Board Marketing and Research Programs - presented by Bruce Boynton, NHB CEO, Firestone, Colorado
  • Identifying the Origin, Nectar Types, Blending and Transshipping of Honey - presented by Dr. Vaughn Bryant, Texas A&M University, Texas
  • The Importance of Honey Bees and Other Pollinators to US Agriculture:  1992-2001 - presented by Dr. Nicholas Calderon, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
  • Best Management Practices for Beekeepers Pollination AG Crops - presented by Chris Heintz, Project Apis m
  • Loss of Honey Bee Colonies:  Unraveling the Interactions Between Pathogens and Pesticides - presented by Diana L. Cox-Foster, Maryann Frazier, Jim Frazier and Chris Mullins, Penn State, Pennsylvania
  • Honey Bee Pharmacology - presented by Dr. Marion Ellis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

The full agenda is now available and can be found under the "Schedule" link to the right.  Please check back often as we will continue to add updates.