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Colorado Professional Beekeepers Association Meeting

July 8, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm


The Colorado Professional Beekeepers Association 2017 Summer Meeting will be held on July 8, 2017 at the SteamPlant.

The Colorado Professional Beekeeping Association, a non-profit organization, exists to provide a reasonable and much-needed voice for commercial beekeepers in Colorado, but also to foster and develop constructive relationships with farmers, growers, regulators and any interested stakeholders wanting to support a robust beekeeping industry in Colorado.

The featured speaker will be Dick Rogers, a well known and respected apiologist and educator from Bayer.  Dick will give us two presentations.  Arathi Seshadri (Colorado Statue University Soil & Crop Sciences) and Dereck Mannes (CPBA Vice President) will also give presentations.  Cost of the meeting is $40 and  includes a catered lunch.  Please pre-pay by July 1st (with credit card or PayPal) using the button below so we know how many lunches to order.


8:30 – 9:00 am: Reception and Registration $40.00 lunch included. Please register and pre pay by July 1st.
9:00 – 9:45 am: Veterinary Feed Directive. Controlling American Foul Brood in the Future. Dr. Arathi Seshadri, Colorado State University
9:45 -10:30 am: Colorado Mountain Honey. Western Colorado Beekeeping advice by CPBA Vice President Derrick Maness
10:30 – 10:45 am: Break
10:45 – 11:50 am: The Path To Success in The Bee Industry: Achieving a new normal for sustainable beekeeping. Dick Rodgers, M.Sc.Bayer Bee Care Center
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 1:30 pm: Update on Colorado Beekeeping. CPBA President Lyle Johnston
1:30 – 2:30 pm Varroacides Development Update: Dick Rodgers, M. Sc. Bayer Bee Care Center
2:30 pm off to Beer Festival one block away in Park

More Information

For more information or to register, please visit the CPBA website here!


July 8, 2017
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
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220 W. Sackett Ave
Salida, CO 81201 United States


Colorado Professional Beekeepers Association