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2021 Fall Conference and Workshop

October 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - October 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

On Friday, October 29th, beginning at 6:00 pm, you'll be able to check-in.  At 7:00 pm, Dr. Selina Bruckner will present on "Varroa Mite Management" and at 8:00 pm Ana Heck on "Evaluating Honey Bee Frames" followed by an ice-cream social.  All of Friday's program will be in the Blue Gate Garden Inn hotel. You must be registered to attend the Friday evening program.  We will allow walk-ins to register on Friday evening for the entire conference; however, the cost is $60 member or non-member.

Saturday, October 30th, along with our two guest speakers, we have some new topic sessions: "Transitioning from Sideliner to Commercial", "Using Technology in Beekeeping", and the basics of "How to Get Started in Beekeeping" and "Hive Inspections and What to Do".

Workshops include building equipment, making candy boards, rendering wax, lighting a smoker, varroa mite treatments, feeding-how and what and installing packages.  Vendors will be onsite to sell you equipment or you can bring your own.

You have the opportunity to be involved in several other events with our Auction and Raffle, Honey Show and Smoker Contest.

To register online, click here.

For a full agenda, directions and registration information, please visit our website at


October 29, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
October 30, 2021 @ 5:00 pm


Debbie Seib


Bluegate Inn
800 South Van Buren Street
Shipshewana, IN 46565 United States
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