Swarming impulses and how to manage them. BBQ

Swarming impulses and how to manage them. BBQ

Date:     Tuesday the 29th September 2020

Venue: Hantz Honey 31 Lower Lake Road, LEESTON

Start time: 5.30 pm

Meal: Barbeque – supplied $10 per person and Beers - (BYO) 

Topic: Swarming impulses and how to manage them.

Presenter: Ashley Mortensen from Plant and Food Research Hamilton

Talk Title: “Why do bees make honey? So they can swarm!”

Dr Ashley Mortensen, Senior Scientist with The New Zealand Institute of Plant and Food Research, discusses the biology of the honey bee colony and why they are so motivated to swarm during peak honey production. Biological drivers of swarming and management strategies to reduce swarming will be examined.

Hive Reports: Hear how local beehives have survived the winter and what kind of spring build up is happening out there… updates from commercial and hobbyist beekeepers!

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Event Properties

Event Date 29-09-2020
Registration Start Date 21-08-2020
Location Hantz Honey

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