Annual Field Day at the Baton Rouge Honey Bee Lab-TBA
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LOUISIANA BEEKEEPERS ASSOC.'S 52nd ANNUAL CONVENTION
The LBA Honeybee Convention will be held December 6 – 7 at the Clarion Inn and Suites in Covington, LA
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Annual Field Day at the Baton Rouge Honey Bee Lab
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16th Annual Field Day at the USDA Honey Bee Lab in Baton Rouge
The USDA Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Laboratory
and the Louisiana State Beekeepers Association will hold the
16th Annual Field Day on Saturday, October 20, 2012. The event
will be held at the laboratory, located at 1157 Ben Hur Rd.
This is near the intersection of Nicholson Drive (Hwy 30) and
Brightside Dr., which is about two miles south of the LSU football
Gates will open at 9:30 a.m.; activities are scheduled from 10:00
a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
A nonrefundable pre-registration fee of $25.00 is required
for attendees 12 years of age and above.You must pre-register
by October 1, 2012. You may register on-line at labeekeepers.org
and pay through PayPal or credit card or you may mail your registration
form that is located on the labeekeepers.org web site and your
check payable to the Louisiana Beekeepers Association to: David
Ferguson, P.O. Box 716, Brusly, LA 70719. If you do not pre-register
by October 1, 2012, the cost will be $30.00 per person at the
The registration fee covers expenses including coffee, pastries
and a great-catered lunch that includes Bar B Q Chicken Leg Quarters,
Smoked Sausage, Jambalaya (Chicken, Pork, & Sausage), Red
Beans and Ham over White Rice, Garden Salad with choice of 4
Dressings, Fresh Baked Honey Wheat Rolls, Mixed Emotions Pudding
and Coke Products.
The Field Day will include activities for beginners, intermediate
and more experienced beekeepers. The highlight this year will
be a new intermediate beekeeping course with a variety of workshops
focused on the beekeeper with a moderate amount of experience
that is now ready to take it to the next level! There will be
a variety of workshops geared to more experienced beekeepers,
i.e., queen rearing, breeding and selection, etc. There also
will be workshops showcasing the USDA laboratory's research.
For additional information please contact Lanie Bourgeois (225-767-9299),
Sandra Hineman (225-767-9280) or Joe Sanroma (318-346-2805).