Beekeeping Webinars

Wednesday, April 18, 2012
through Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Beekeepers and those interested in beekeeping are invited to attend a free, monthly educational webinar series taught by Ohio State University experts. Offered by Ohio State's Bee Lab, the webinar series will employ the Adobe Connect format. Those interested in participating will need a computer with Internet connection; iPad and iPhone users can also join using these devices, but they need to download the Adobe Connect app.

Regardless of the device being used to access the webinars, participants first need to join the Bee Lab contact list by visiting Webinar log-in instructions will be provided.

Participants can view the presentation and submit live questions during the presentation or access the webinar on the Bee Lab website archive ( the next day.

The schedule includes:

April 18 - Hive Health Diagnostics. Barb Bloetscher, entomology research assistant and Ohio Department of Agriculture state apiarist

May 16 - Pesticides In and Around the Hive. Reed Johnson, assistant professor of apiculture, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC)

June 20 - Mites and Honey Bees. Jim Tew, retired honeybee specialist, OSU Extension

July 18 - Planning Now for Winter Preparation. Bloetscher

August 15 - Questions from the Hive. Johnson

September 19 - Marketing Bee Products. Julie Fox, OSU South Centers at Piketon
October 17 - Putting the Hive to Bed for Winter. Kim Flottum, editor, Bee Culture magazine
Denise Ellsworth / 330-263-3723 /