Program details as supplied by South Australian Apiarist Association - Central Branch Secretary - November 2018
Invitation to all South Australian Beekeepers
SAAA members & Non members - please RSVP if attending to Katrina as below
SAAA Central Branch - Beekeepers Development Day
Sunday 25 November 2018
Strathalbyn Racing Club, 164 Dry Plains Road, Strathalbyn SA
09.00 am - Event registrations
09.30 am - Welcome and President’s address
09.45 am - Industry update
10.00 am - Beekeeping pollination cycle requirements
10.20 am - Presentation: Why do honey bees collect fungal spores?
10.40 am - Disease checks – Taking slides and samples
11.00 am - AFB Testing
11.15 am - Hygienic testing
11.30 am - BBQ Lunch Break
12.30 pm - Commercial beekeeper’s demonstrations
2:20 pm - Supplementary feeding
2.30 pm - Varroa mite checks (drones)
3.10 pm - Closing address and future events
Beekeepers networking drinks – until 4.00pm
Terms and conditions:
It is recognised that practices differ from one beekeeper to the next. All beekeeping practices are sound and
being shared in the interests of promoting best beekeeping practices.
This event has been supported by the South Australian Apiarist Association to encourage participation and
education for the benefit of the South Australian Beekeeping industry, and reserves the right to remove any
disruptive persons from the event.
All participants are required to wear their own Personal Protective Equipment that must be clean and not
pose a Biosecurity hazard, and all participants attend at their own risk.
Cost to SAAA Members: FREE including the BBQ lunch. Non-Members $30 pp. Please RSVP your
attendance to 0417 330 866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for catering purposes.
South Australian Apiarist’s Association – Central Branch
President – Les Crane - email@example.com - 0437 382 663
Vice President – Aidan Ferris - firstname.lastname@example.org - 0404 008 258
Secretary – Katrina Hudson - email@example.com - 0417 330 866
South Australian Apiarists Association website click here