Queen Rearing and Bee Breeding Workshop

June 14 & 15, 2019

Ready to take beekeeping to the next level? For those who already have a working foundation in beekeeping, the WSU bee team is offering an event to introduce you to fundamental tools for stock improvement. This two day workshop is designed to improve your understanding of queen rearing, bee breeding systems, and selection methods though a combination of presentations and hands-on demonstrations. We will also introduce you to the more advanced techniques of instrumental insemination and cryopreservation.

Instructors: Susan Cobey, Brandon Hopkins, Tim Lawrence, Steve Sheppard, Nick Naeger, Jennifer Han, and Melanie Kirby, along with guest speakers.

Location: Washington State University, Pullman campus Plan on two all day meetings. The time of day and schedule of activities will be sent with your registration confirmation.

Mail in or On-Line registration form is open now.

f you have any questions or would like additional information, please email: wsu.beeprogram@wsu.edu or call the Department of Entomology at 509-335-5422.