2020 June 13 Meeting

This year's Spring Meeting Will Take Place Online! (Webinar)

WHAT: Special Guest Speaker DAVID TARPY
TOPIC
: Queens, Diagnosing Hive Problems, and the Role of Honey Bee Genetics
DAY: 06/13/20 Saturday, June 13, 2020
TIME
: 9AM- 12:00 Noon

DESCRIPTION: Half-day, online-only meeting of the Maryland State Beekeepers Association. Free admission, limited to 500 participants.

MSBA JUNE 13 MEETINGAGENDA FOR ZOOM WEBINAR 
STARTING TIMESESSIONPRESENTER
9:00 AMOpening and WelcomeKim Mehalick, President
9:15 AMDiagnosing Queen Problems: Is it the Queen, the Colony, Both, or Neither?Dr. David Tarpy, North Carolina State University
10:15 AMMd. Apiary Inspector's ReportCybil Preston, Maryland State Inspector
10:45 AMBee Squad Update: Summer 2020Mark Dykes, UMD
11:00 AMThe Benefits of Genetic Diversity Within Your HivesDr. David Tarpy, North Carolina State University
12:00 NoonAdjournKim Mehalick, President
12:05 PMQ&A (optional)All invited

DAVID TARPY BIOGRAPHY (clickable link)

  • Read more about DAVID TARPY in this extensive Bee Culture article (click here)

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