Thursday February 8, 2018


Auditorium

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Exhibit Hall


8:00-9:30

Instructor & Classroom Setup

9:30-10:00

REGISTRATION   MAIN FOYER

10:00-10:30

OPENING REMARKS IN Auditorium


WELSH HONEY JUDGING




10:30-11:30

B

Intro to Beekeeping, Terms, AL Law

M

Head & Thorax


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


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


WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J

Queen Rearing



3:45-4:45

B m J A Seasonal Hive Management


M J a

Honey Judging

WELSH HONEY JUDGING





Auditorium

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Exhibit Hall


8:00-8:15

Registration

8:15-9:15

B A J m

Africanized

Bees

M

Respiratory System

WELSH HONEY JUDGING


A

Apprentice Practical Exam [equipment]


9:25-10:25

B

Hive Maintenance & Feeding

M

Nervous System

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

j A

Honey Processing



10:35-11:35

B A

Common Problems

M J

Queen Management: Installation, Banking & Marking

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

j A

Bees, Wasps and Beetles

J

Journeyman Beekeeping [equipment]


11:35-12:35

LUNCH

12:35-1:35

B j A

The Hive as a Society

M J a

Disease & Pests

& Medications

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

A J

Basic Honeybee Anatomy



1:45-2:45

B  A

Disease & Pests & Medications

M J a

Alabama Law

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

A

Smoker-lighting


A

Smoker-lighting

2:55- 3:55

B j

What to look for in the Hive

M J

Queen Management, Install, Banking, Marking

WELSH HONEY JUDGING



A

Apprentice Practical Exam (HIVE)

4:00- 4:30

CLOSING REMARKS






Friday

Thursday


Auditorium

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Exhibit Hall


8:00 - 8:15

Opening Remarks



8:15-9:15

J A

Managing Your Documentation

M

Master Exam

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

B A J

Preparing Honey For Sale (Labeling)



9:25-10:25

B

Moving Transporting Colonies

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J

Journeyman Exam



10:35-11:35


M

Round Table

WELSH HONEY JUDGING


J

Journeyman Practical Exam (Equipment

B

Lighting a Smoker

11:35-12:35

LUNCH

12:35-1:35

B

Q & A

A

Apprentice Exam

WELSH HONEY JUDGING

J

Round Table



1:45-2:15

CLOSING REMARKS & WHJ Presentations






Saturday

This schedule is subject to change

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