Apiculture: Honeybee Management, Health and Disease: Feb 10,17

SK Agriculture, PDS and SVMA bring you lunch and 4 hours of scientific CE on honeybee management, health and disease, including:

* Bees as livestock and seasonal cycles;
* An overview of bee biology – comparisons and contrasts to other livestock
* Bee management – commercial and small scale and implications to bee health
* Implications of bee biology on disease spread biosecurity and disease management – how this differs to other livestock animals
* Bacterial diseases – use of antibiotics
* Other important diseases and pests (particularly with symptoms that may be confused with the bacterial diseases)
* The Apiaries Act
* Prescription format for in-feed medication

Geoff Wilson, Provincial Apiculture Specialist, Ministry of Agriculture
Dr Elimir Simko, Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology, WCVM
Dr Wendy Wilkins, Surveillance Veterinarian, Ministry of Agriculture

Saturday February 10- 10:00 am - 2:30 pm - Regina
Saturday February 17- 10:00 am - 2:30 pm - Saskatoon