Calendar

Monday, January 5, 2015
Through January 6, 2015. Embassy Suites Hotel, Lexington, KY. Contact John Strang at 859-257-5685 or jstrang@uky.edu. Click here for conference program and registration form.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Through January 9, 2015 in Springfield, IL. For more information, click here.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Through January 17, 2015, in Mobile, AL. For details, click here.
Friday, January 16, 2015
Through January 18, at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg. The workshop includes tracks for beginner and advanced beekeepers. An Introduction to Beekeeping course will discuss how to start, equipment needed, and first-year disease and pest management. Topics in the advanced track are honey plants, growing your apiary, and marketing your honey. Cost is $75, which includes refreshments, lunch, door prizes, and a copy of "First Lessons in Beekeeping" by Keith S. Delaplane. Click here for information.
Monday, January 19, 2015
Through January 21, 2015, in Sandusky, OH. For more information, go to http://www.opgma.org/OPGMA-Annual-Congress.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Through January 22, at Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 Fourth Street, Louisville. View program and registration form.
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Through January 22, 2015, in Indianapolis, IN. For details, click here.
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Hazard Community Technical College, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. EST. Cost: $25, which includes lunch, registration, and vendors. Welcome and keynote speaker will be Stephanie Tarwater, a Tennessee migratory beekeeper and former Florida bee inspector. Basic microscopy classes will be offered. Space is limited, and signups are necessary. Beekeepers and other eligible producers may sign up to join the Appalachia Proud marketing program during the bee school. For more information, or to register, contact Perry County Extension agent Charles May at cmay@uky.edu.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
9 a.m.-3 p.m. CST at Allen County-Scottsville High School, 1545 Bowling Green Road, Scottsville. Special speaker is Dr. Clarence Collison, formerly of Mississippi State University. Cost is $10 per person, $15 per couple, and $25 for FFA, Girl Scouts, or church groups. A catered barbecue lunch will be available for purchase. For more information, contact John Benham, president of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association, at 270-678-7924 or ajbenham@scrtc.com.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
8 a.m.-3 p.m. EST Whitley County High School, 350 Boulevard of Champions, Williamsburg, KY. Preregistration, $15; $25 at the door. For information, call the Whitley County Extension Office at 606-549-1430.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Sundays, Feb. 8-July 12, 2-4 p.m. EST, at Bernheim Forest near Clermont, KY. Cost: $20 Bernheim Members; $30 Non-Members. Requirements: Ages 7 and up (children accompanied by adult). Make your reservations early by calling 502-955-8512.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Through April 14, 6-8:30 p.m. EST at the Pulaski County Extension Office, 28 Parkway Drive in Somerset. Cost is $25 and limited to 45 participants. For more information, call 606-679-6361, or email Beth.Wilson@uky.edu.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
1-2:30 p.m. EST at Bernheim Forest's Education Center near Clermont. State Apiarist Tammy Horn will be the featured speaker. Cost is $10 for Bernheim members, $12 for non-members. Reserve a seat by calling (502) 955-8512.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Through February 15, 2015, in Granville, OH. Click here for information.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. EST. Season Extension Opportunities + EQIP Funding. First of a six-part webinar series. We will provide an overview of season extension and the pros and cons of utilizing season extension technology: high tunnels, low tunnels, row covers, marketing and planning for your markets before building a high tunnel, and an overview of the basics of high tunnel economics. Kentucky NRCS specialists will also provide a summary of the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative during this webinar. For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. EST. Second in a six-part series. Structure Options, Construction, Ventilation & Temperature Control. This webinar will introduce you to structure options and layouts for high tunnels, thinking about stationary or moveable high tunnels, as well as construction tips and ideas. We will also cover ventilation and temperature control within your high tunnel throughout the year. For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Sponsored by the Licking River Beekeeping Association, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. EST at Maysville Community and Technical College, 1755 U.S. Highway 68, Maysville. State Apiarist Tammy Horn will be the special speaker. Preregistration for adults is $20, and admission at the door is $25. Children will be admitted for $7.50. Price includes lunch and refreshments. Preregister by emailing lickingriverba@gmail.com by Feb. 23.
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
6:30 - 7:45 p.m. EST. Third of a six-part series. Organic Production and Certification in High Tunnels & Economic and Marketing Considerations in High Tunnels. Adam Watson, the Organic Marketing representative from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, will introduce you to organic certification and how it relates to high tunnel production. Thinking about economics and marketing of high tunnel crops throughout the year will also be covered. For descriptions of each webinar, click here. For the webinar series flyer and registration information, click here.
Friday, March 6, 2015
Through March 7, 2015 in Shepherdsville, KY. For information, click here.
Saturday, March 7, 2015
8:45 a.m. CST at the Henderson County Extension Education & Expo Center, 3341 Zion Road, Henderson, KY. Opening speaker will be former State Apiarist Phil Craft. Preregister for $15, which includes lunch, by emailing audubonbeekeepersclub@gmail.com or calling 270-339-7245. Cost is $20 at the door. Children ages 12 and under will be admitted for $5.

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