Cornell University

The Art and Science of Honey Production Workshop

Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 9:00am to 4:30pm

Morrisville State College, Student Activities Center Morrisville, New York

A Beekeeping Workshop with benefits for 1st year to 40th year beekeepers.

Location: 125 Charlton Hall, Morrisville State College

Saturday April 22

Cost: $45 -- includes lunch

Tentative Programming:

  • The Art of Honey Production - Lloyd Spears
  • The Honey Plants of New York - Peter Borst
  • Phenology of Honey Plants
  • Soils and Honey Plants - Acid Soils vs High Lime Soils - Michael Johnston
  • Soils of New York State
  • Soils of the United States
  • Honeybee Population Dynamics - Lloyd Spears
  • Timing for Peak Population before Honey Flow
  • Timing of package installation or nuc installation
  • Preventing Swarming
  • Honey Composition
  • Types of Sugars in Honey and their qualities
  • Spring Honey vs  Fall Honey
  • Comb Honey Production - Lloyd Spears
  • Types of Equipment
  • Preventing Swarming
  • Two Queen Systems
  • Old Queens vs Young Queens
  • Packages vs. Nucs for the Beginner - Lloyd Spears
  • Harvesting Honey - Historical and Current - Peter Borst
  • Marketing your Honey - Lloyd Spears

Please Register for this event by selecting "Buy Tickets". We can accept payment by check and by creditcard.

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Sarah Ficken

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(315)684-3001 ext 108

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