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Recreational Conference

  • 9 Mar 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Victorian Croquet Centre, 65 Nobel Banks Dr, Cairnlea VIC 3023
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Conference Theme: Successful Beekeeping in Challenging Times

This one day conference will have two sessions and include live hive demonstrations as well as presentations with an emphasis on meeting the challenges of beekeeping in the presence of varroa.  Book now, places are limited. Note: early bird discount offer extended until 29/2/24

Program (subject to confirmation)

Improving your skills

  • The 4 seasons of beekeeping
  • Feeding bees
  • Splitting Hives
  • Flow Hive tips and tricks

Biosecurity challenges

  • Integrated Pest Management and varroa treatments
  • Breeding Varroa Resistant Bees
  • Viruses of the Honey Bee
  • AFB/EFB Testing
  • Honey Testing

Interactive Demonstrations

  • Inspecting bees
  • Alcohol and soap wash
  • Harvesting honey

Membership discount if you join VAA

If you sign up as a member ($90) you will pay the member fee ($120 early bird or $150) rather than the non-member fee ($170 early bird or $200).  This means you get a year's membership of VAA for $40 - less than half price! 

You will need to join and pay your membership subscription first.  After that, log in to the website and the discounted rate will be available.

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