Beekeeping Field Day June 28th 2014 at Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich, NY
Betterbee is excited to announce that registration for our annual field day is now open. This is an all-day meeting featuring nationally recognized speakers, apiary demonstrations and a catered luncheon. This free event is an acknowledgement and thank you to all of our loyal customers and fellow beekeepers. This fun all day event will be held June 28th at the Washington County fairgrounds in Greenwich, NY. Field Day will begin at 9:00 AM. The fairgrounds offer plenty of parking and facilities ideally suited for an all day gathering of beekeepers. The fairgrounds are about 1 mile west of Betterbee on NY Route 29.
Our speakers this year will be Dennis vanEngelsdorp. Dennis is Project Director of the Bee Informed Partnership. The Bee Informed Partnership is a co-operative group consisting of leading beekeeping researchers studying health of honeybee colonies. Bee Informed
*For registration purposes, Please sign up separately from merchandise and/or bee orders.
Field Day is our opportunity to say Thank You to our loyal customers. It is a great time to meet our staff and your fellow beekeepers.
Past speakers over the years have included:
Maryann Fraizer of the Penn State University
Michael Palmer of French Hill Apiaries in St Albans, VT
Dr. Diana Sammataro of the USDA Apicultural Research Service
Dr. Nancy Ostiguy of Penn State
Zac Browning of Browning's Honey
Dr. Deborah Delaney of the University of Delaware
Blake Shook of Desert Creek Honey
Louise Lynch Curator of the World of Bees at the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Valerie Severson of Strachan Apiaries
Janet Tam & Melanie Kempers of The Ontario Tech Transfer Team
Please plan to join us this year at the Washington County Fairgrounds for Betterbee Field Day.