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Get the Latest on Beekeeping and the State of Bee Health at the Ohio State Beekeepers Association Summer Meeting

June 3, 2010

PIKETON, Ohio – Beekeeping enthusiasts, producers, industry specialists and others interested in apiculture and the current state of bee colonies have the opportunity to attend the Ohio State Beekeepers Association summer meeting and workshop on June 19.


The program will be held from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, Ohio. Registration is $17.50 per OSBA member and $27.50 for nonmembers prior to June 11. After that, registration is $22.50 per OSBA member and $32.50 for nonmembers. Lunch is included with registration.

Topics of discussion will include such sessions as Bees, Berries and Pollination; Beekeeping Basics; Pollination – How and When; Colony Health; Adding Value on a Shoestring; What is a Top Bar Hive; Horticulture Alternatives; and Bee Questions You Were Afraid to Ask. Speakers include OSU Extension educators, industry representatives and producers.

Complete agenda and registration details can be found at For more information, contact Margaret Reid at 740-643-2925 or e-mail, or John Grafton at 740-543-3067 or e-mail


Candace Pollock
Julie Strawser-Moose