Beekeepers' Field Day

  From the June 19, 2017 Issue of Agri-News
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 The 64th Annual Beekeepers’ Field Day takes place on Friday, June 23, 2017, at the Beaverlodge Research Farm, at 100038 Township Road 720, Beaverlodge.

It’s an opportunity learn about the current trends in beekeeping and the vital role bees play in agriculture as scientists, provincial apiarists and industry specialists gather to share research highlights from the past year.

Highlights include:

  • guest speaker Dr. Diana Cox-Foster, research entomologist, pollinating insects research unit, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • talks and demonstrations by bee experts
  • prize draws
  • free noon BBQ lunch
The field day runs from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. Steve Pernal, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, at 780-354-5135.

Dr. Steve Pernal
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This information published to the web on June 1, 2017.