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YBKA CONFERENCE 2019
“A Taste of Honey”

Saturday, 6th April 2019 (8.30am to 4pm) at the Manor Academy, York (YO26 6PA)

08.30 – 9.15    Registration and refreshments

9.15 – 09.30    Welcome and Introduction

09.30 – 09.45  Tony Jefferson, Jim & Geoff Pearson, Dave Shannon and Chris Coulson will explain how, why and when they will be running their workshops and drop-in clinics throughout the day.

09.45 – 10.30  Dr. Nicola Kay Simcock   Food for thought, the honeybee as a model animal for the study of physiology

10.30 – 11.00  Coffee Break

11.00 – 11.45  Peter Lewis    The sensory analysis of honey

11.45 – 12.30  Tom Aspinall  Bumblebees and their ecology

12.30 – 13.45  LUNCH

13.45 – 15.15  Workshops and Discussion Groups:

Preparing bees for the heather: Tony Jefferson

Preparing honey exhibits for the Show: Dave Shannon

Steam Wax extraction: Chris Coulson

Selection of Breeding stock: Jim Pearson

Skep-making (Geoff Pearson) and Asian Hornet trap construction

15.15 – 15.30  Comfort Break

15.30 – 16.00  Beekeepers question time.

Cost £10 or £20 Including cold buffet lunch

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