Hub Meeting

27
Aug
2019

BRAND NEW HONEY PROCESSING PLANT TOUR, SCIENTIFIC SPEAKER - GLYPHOSATE & OTHER CHEMICAL RESIDUES DISCUSSION, HIVE REPORTS & MEAL

27-08-2019 3:30 pm
BRAND NEW HONEY PROCESSING PLANT TOUR, SCIENTIFIC SPEAKER - GLYPHOSATE & OTHER CHEMICAL RESIDUES DISCUSSION, HIVE REPORTS & MEAL

TUESDAY 27 AUGUST:

BRAND NEW HONEY PROCESSING PLANT TOUR, SCIENTIFIC SPEAKER - GLYPHOSATE & OTHER CHEMICAL RESIDUES DISCUSSION, HIVE REPORTS & MEAL

 

3.30PM: Rod & Jo Dreaver, Bee My Honey NZ Ltd, 151 Tancreds Road, Lincoln Area 7672

4.30 PM: Discussion “Glyphosate & Other Chemical Residues In Honey & Other Bee Products. Where Are They Coming From & What Can Beekeepers Do About It?”

Chair: Martin Laas, scientist & commercial beekeeping employee Midlands Apiaries.  Member ApiNZ Science & Research Focus Group.  Hub committee member

 Speaker:  Dr Don MacLeod

 

 Panel Discussion:

Don MacLeod: (chemical residues)

Jo Townshend: Research Manager, Midlands Seed Ltd (seed production)

Duncan Lash: Specialist Advisor, MPI (food safety)

John Hartnell: Hartnell & Associates (honey sales & marketing)

Hive Reports: The time will determine whether these take place at Bee My Honey (prior to guest speaker or post panel discussion), or over our meal. 

 

6.00 PM FOR 6.30 PM MEAL: The Laboratory, 17 West Belt, Lincoln. $30 pp tapas menu & bar

 

Bookings Open 1 August, Close 22 August or earlier if restaurant capacity reached: So, we get the logistics right for Bee My Honey tour and restaurant, we would appreciate early bookings.   Restaurant space available for reserved diners only.  

The August Hub meetings the last two years have been the largest attendance of our regular Hub meetings.  Beekeepers, being very keen on varroa and AFB updates in their areas.  We talk openly about AFB in every Hub meeting.  The Selwyn District, Mid Canterbury, AFB outbreak a few months ago was identified thanks to reports from two different commercial beekeeper Hub members raising their concerns, at one of our meetings, about AFB of unknown origin that they found in two different areas. 

24
Sep
2019

Bee Pathogens and pests. How to measure them and how do they affect hive health?

24-09-2019 6:30 am

Venue and speaker to be confirmed

26
Nov
2019

Beekeeping Business Management

26-11-2019 6:30 am
Beekeeping Business Management

Beekeeping Business Management Speaker to be confirmed

Meal at Darfield Hotel