Saturday, February 2, 2013

Event: 18th Annual Beekeeping Symposium Start: 2/2/13 8:00am
Fee: 20.00 End: 2/2/13 4:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES Home Grounds, Gardens & Home Pests; ACES Commercial Horticulture; ACES General Administration
Address: Lowder Business Building, 415 West Magnolia Ave, Auburn, AL County: Autauga
Contact Name: Paul Mask Phone: 334-844-4450
Event Website: https://mell-base...&course=C130202 . Email: maskpau@aces.edu
Description: The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will hold the 18th Annual Beekeeping Symposium on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at the Auburn University, Lowder Business Building, 415 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn University, AL. John Grafton, Former State Apiarist, Ohio Department of Agriculture will speak about "Are we Winning the Pest and Disease Battle?" Some other presentations titles are: Dr. Kathy Flanders, Extension Entomologist and Professor, Auburn University will present "Insecticides and Bees - Review of the Issues"; and via streaming video, Dr. Reed M. Johnson, Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University, will discuss "Unexpected Effects of Mixed Insecticides Within the Colony". There will be four presentations just specifically for new beekeepers and a wide range of topics for beekeepers with all levels of experience. Registration is from 8:00 a.m.-8:45 a.m. and the program is from 8:45 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. Lunch will be provided by the Alabama Beekeepers' Association. There will be an open hive demonstration (weather permitting) during the lunch. If prepaid by January 21, 2013, the registration fee for the day is $20. After January 21 and at the door, the registration fee is $30. For more information contact Dr. Paul L. Mask at 334-844-4450 or you can visit www.onetewbee.com to view all registration material. Online registration is available at: https://mell-base.uce.auburn.edu/CourseStatus.awp?&course=C130202 .

Event: SMALL RUMINANT WORKSHOP: THE BASICS Start: 2/2/13 9:00am
Fee: Free End: 2/2/13 3:00pm
Calendar(s): ACES Urban Affairs
Address: Northeast Alabama Community College, Workforce Development Building, Room 132, Rainsville AL, 35986 County: Marshall
Contact Name: Eddie Jl Wheeler, Urban Regional Extension Agent Phone: 256-582-2009
Event Website: http://www.aces.edu/counties/Marshall/ Email: wheeled@aces.edu
Description: The workshop will focus on Small Ruminant Healthcare, Gastro-Intestinal (GI) Parasite Identification, Feeds & Feeding, Forages, Nutrition, Pasture Management, Animal Selection, Genetics, Marketing and Funding Opportunities for Small Ruminant Production and FAMACHA Training. This workshop is free to the public; however for planning purposes everyone is asked to please pre-register. For more information or to register please contact Dr. Maria Leite-Browning at (256)-372-4954, by email mll0002@aces.edu, or Eddie J. Wheeler at (256) 582-2009 by email wheeled@aces.edu.

 
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