2020 CIBA Winter Beekeeping Seminar

November 13, 2019

When: Saturday, January 18, 2020  8:30 AM to 4:30 PM 
Where: Grimes Community Complex 410 SE Main Street Grimes, IA  50111 
Who: Dr. Lawrence John Connor, Dr. Judy Wu-Smart and Mr. Sheldon Brummel



• Dr. Larry Connor will give talks on Keeping Bees Alive--Sustainable Beekeeping Concepts and Increase Essentials--Population Control, Mite Management and Much More. Dr. Connor is author and coauthor of numerous beekeeping books, a former university professor and instrumental in Dadant’s former Starline and Midnite queen rearing program. Presently he is head of Wicwas Press which publishes many beekeeping books.

• Dr. Judy Wu-Smart is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) and will talk on Managing for honey production and other considerations for the Mid-West. Dr. Wu-Smart is Director of the UNL Bee Lab.

• Mr. Sheldon Brummel is associated with the UNL Bee Lab and is the Coordinator for the Great Plains Master Beekeeping Project. His talks are on the Great Plains Master Beekeeping Program and on Bee Friendly Backyards.


The Winter Seminar fee is $35 for CIBA members and $40 for  
non-members, including an on-site catered luncheon by Felix and Oscars Look forward to an Iowa comfort food meal 
Additional information and mail-in registration forms are available on the CIBA website at https://centraliowabeekeepersassoc.org 
Registration deadline is January 7, 2020 postmark. 
Registration is required for attendance as there will be no ticket sales at the door on the day of the seminar 
Seating is limited 
We plan to hold the event unless the City of Grimes determines the facility can’t be opened because of severe weather


If any questions please contact me.


Linn Wilbur, VP and Program.Chair



Website: https://centraliowabeekeepersassoc.org

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