Nosema Workshop

A workshop on the disease Nosema ceranae will be held at Morrisville State College in Central New York on Thursday, June 9.
Agenda
Morning
Paul Cappy, Chief Bee Inspector, New York State Apiary Inspection Program - Spread of Nosema ceranae in NYS
Peter Borst – Micro-organisms in honey bees: early discoveries and future prospects
Janet Tam, Ontario Beekeepers Association Technology-Transfer Program - Nosema Monitoring, Integrated Pest Management, and Treatment
Mike Johnston - Cooperating beekeepers cost-share program under Specialty Crop Grant, Can this be used to develop a breeding program for Nosema resistance?
Afternoon
Bee yard visit and sampling protocol
Lab Session - Use of microscopes to detect Nosema spores

Cost of this program is $45 per attendee. Attendance is limited to 50 individuals.
Pre-registration will be taken until full capacity. For general information, call 315-750-6963. For registration information call 315-684-3001 xt 125.
To register, send payment to:
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County
Attn: Agricultural Economic Development Program
P.O. Box 1209
Morrisville, NY 13408
Note “Bee Workshop” with payment.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison County is an equal opportunity provider and employer.