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    24 August 2019 09:30 PM      25 August 2019 02:45 AM

    QUEEN CELL PRODUCTION POWERPOINT TUTORIAL FOR PRODUCING LARGE NUMBERS OF QUALITY QUEEN CELLS
     
    One-off tutorial for commercial beekeepers & long-term experienced hobbyists. Covering colony selection, feeding & colony stimulation, natural pollen sources, royal jelly, setting up a grafting yard, starter & finisher hives, hive manipulations, cell bars & frames & essential accessories, grafting, breeder stock selection, setting up a polystyrene mini mating nuc, setting up & running mini nuc mating yard & banking queens, portable queen cell carrier, non-portable incubator, basic bee biology, & little tips.
     
    Tutorial delivered in simple English, using over 250 slides, plus handout.
    9.30 a.m. to approx. 2.45 p.m. with good reviews and feedback.  $190 pp.  Break for lunch.  Please bring your own refreshments & food for the day. 
     
    Sunday 25 August: Invercargill
     
    Pre-registration & payment required on confirmation, internet banking & cheques must be cleared prior. Bookings close five days prior to tutorial or when maximum numbers reached. GST receipt secures your place.  No photography. Note taking welcome
     
    FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE BELOW.  FOR REGISTRATION OR OTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT MAGGIE.  Ph (03) 324 4482 or mjqueenb@xtra.co.nz
     
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    24 August 2019 09:30 PM      25 August 2019 02:45 AM

    One-off tutorial for commercial beekeepers & long-term experienced hobbyists. Covering colony selection, feeding & colony stimulation, natural pollen sources, royal jelly, setting up a grafting yard, starter & finisher hives, hive manipulations, cell bars & frames & essential accessories, grafting, breeder stock selection, setting up a polystyrene mini mating nuc, setting up & running mini nuc mating yard & banking queens, portable queen cell carrier, non-portable incubator, basic bee biology, & little tips.
     
    Tutorial delivered in simple English, using over 250 slides, plus handout.
    9.30 a.m. to approx. 2.45 p.m. with good reviews and feedback.  $190 pp.  Break for lunch.  Please bring your own refreshments & food for the day. 
     
    Sunday 25 August: Invercargill
     
    Pre-registration & payment required on confirmation, internet banking & cheques must be cleared prior. Bookings close five days prior to tutorial or when maximum numbers reached. GST receipt secures your place.  No photography. Note taking welcome
     
    FOR MORE INFORMATION SEE BELOW.  FOR REGISTRATION OR OTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT MAGGIE.  Ph (03) 324 4482 or mjqueenb@xtra.co.nz
    ABC Editorial.pdf 132.62 kB · 0 downloads Maggie April 201915534.pdf 140.71 kB · 0 downloads

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    24 August 2019 10:00 PM      25 August 2019 03:00 AM

    Full details of the course are still being finalised however, topics will include
    ·       Basic equipment requirements
    ·       Legal obligations
    ·       Recognition and control of diseases
    ·       Time requirements and cost estimates
    ·       Where to get equipment and bees
    ·       Question and Answer session
    There will be an opportunity to see live bees in our observation hive and, weather permitting, a hands-on experience opening the club hives.
    Some protective suits and veils will be available but please bring your own bee suit if you have one.
    Refreshments provided but please BYO lunch.
    Location: Wine Research Centre, NMIT Campus, Blenheim.
    Cost: $30

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