Thursday February 8, 2018


Auditorium

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Exhibit Hall


7:00 -8:00

Instructor Meeting

8:00-9:30

Instructor & Classroom Setup

9:30-10:00

REGISTRATION   MAIN FOYER

10:00-10:30

OPENING REMARKS IN Auditorium

10:30-11:30

B

Intro to Beekeeping, Terms, AL Law

M

Head & Thorax


WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J A

Bees Wasps and Beetles



11:30-12:15

LUNCH

12:15-1:15

B

Obtaining Equipment and Bees

M

Bee Digestive System

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

m J A

Flower & Pollination



1:25-2:25


Open Hive

Demo

(Meeting in Exhibit Hall)

M

Circulatory System

Dr Jim Tew

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J a

Disease & Pests

A

Apprentice Beekeeping [equipment]

 B

Open Hive

Demo

2:35-3:35

B A

Basic Honeybee Anatomy

M

Nervous System

Jerry Hayes

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J

Queen Rearing



3:45-4:45

B m J A Seasonal Hive Management

Dr Jim Tew

M J a

Honey Judging

WELSH HONEY JUDGING





Auditorium

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Exhibit Hall


7:30-7:55

Opening Remarks






8:00-9:00

B A J m

Africanized

Bees

Jerry Hayes

M

Respiratory System

Dr Jim Tew

WELSH HONEY JUDGING


A

Apprentice Practical Exam [equipment]


9:10-0:10

B

Hive Maintenance & Feeding

M J

Queen Management: Installation, Banking & Marking

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

j A

Honey Processing



10:20-11:20

B j A

The Hive as a Society

Jim Tew

M

Nervous System

Jerry Hayes

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

j A

Bees, Wasps and Beetles

J

Journeyman Beekeeping [equipment]


11:20-12:20

LUNCH

12:20-1:20

B A

Common Problems

M J a

Disease & Pests

& Medications

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

A J

Basic Honeybee Anatomy



2:20-3:20

B  A

Disease & Pests & Medications

M J a

Alabama Law

WELSH HONEY JUDGING




3:30- 4:30

B j

What to look for in the Hive

M J

Queen Management, Install, Banking, Marking

WELSH HONEY JUDGING


A

Smoker-lighting

A

Smoker-lighting

4:30- 5:00

CLOSING REMARKS






Friday

Thursday


Auditorium

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Exhibit Hall


7:30-8:00

Opening Remarks






8:00-9:00

B A J

Preparing Honey For Sale (Labeling)

M

Master Exam

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J A

Managing Your Documentation



9:15-10:15

B Moving/Transporting Colonies


WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J

Journeyman Exam


A

Apprentice Practical Exam (HIVE)

10:30-11:30

B

Bee Safety





J

Journeyman Practical Exam (Equipment

A

Apprentice Practical Exam (HIVE)

11:30-12:30

LUNCH

12:30-1:30


A

Apprentice Exam





1:40-2:00

CLOSING REMARKS & COLLECT CRITIQUES






Saturday

This schedule is subject to change

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