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Bee keepers from across North Texas and Southern Oklahoma will have the opportunity to attend the first Texoma Bee Keepers Conference from 9 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday, February 16, 2013. The conference will be held at Luby’s Cafeteria, 1801 9th Street in Wichita Falls, TX.

The conference speakers include: Jerry Hayes, past president of the Apiary Inspectors or America and regular contributor to American Bee Journal’s “The Classroom”; Bill Baxter, Assistant Chief Apiary Inspector with the Texas Department of Agriculture; and Dr. Juliana Rangel,  the new Assistant Professor of Apiculture in the Department of Entomology at TAMU.

In addition, local bee keepers and published authors Jerry Breedlove and Douglass Hill will present their new two cell-cup system for re-queening hives.

The conference will require a registration fee of $20 which includes the noon meal. Deadline for registration is 5 pm, Friday, February 8 and can be completed at the Wichita County Extension office located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex at 600 Scott, in Wichita Falls.

Registrations can also be mailed to Texoma Bee Keepers Conference, c/o Wichita County Extension, 600 Scott, Suite 200, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. Mailed registrations must include the name of each person, a check for $20 per person, phone number and a return mailing address and email if available, so registrations may be confirmed. Mailed registrations must be received by Friday, February 8 to ensure a meal reservation. Tickets will be available at the door for $20, but will not include a meal.

For more information call the Wichita County Extension office at 940.716.8610.

Bee keepers from across North Texas and Southern Oklahoma will have the opportunity to attend the first Texoma Bee Keepers Conference from 9 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday, February 16, 2013. The conference will be held at Luby’s Cafeteria, 1801 9th Street in Wichita Falls, TX.

The conference speakers include: Jerry Hayes, past president of the Apiary Inspectors or America and regular contributor to American Bee Journal’s “The Classroom”; Bill Baxter, Assistant Chief Apiary Inspector with the Texas Department of Agriculture; and Dr. Juliana Rangel,  the new Assistant Professor of Apiculture in the Department of Entomology at TAMU.

In addition, local bee keepers and published authors Jerry Breedlove and Douglass Hill will present their new two cell-cup system for re-queening hives.

The conference will require a registration fee of $20 which includes the noon meal. Deadline for registration is 5 pm, Friday, February 8 and can be completed at the Wichita County Extension office located on the second floor of the Courthouse Annex at 600 Scott, in Wichita Falls.

Registrations can also be mailed to Texoma Bee Keepers Conference, c/o Wichita County Extension, 600 Scott, Suite 200, Wichita Falls, TX 76301. Mailed registrations must include the name of each person, a check for $20 per person, phone number and a return mailing address and email if available, so registrations may be confirmed. Mailed registrations must be received by Friday, February 8 to ensure a meal reservation. Tickets will be available at the door for $20, but will not include a meal.

For more information call the Wichita County Extension office at 940.716.8610.

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