February 13, 2016 8:00am
Annual winter meeting beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Nottingham Ballroom, Nottingham Volunteer Fire Company
|8:00 – 8:30 AM||Registration and Light Breakfast|
|8:30 – 8:45 ||Welcome and announcements (President Janet A. Katz)|
Pledge of Allegiance, Moment of Silence
Presentation of Jake Matthenius Service Award – Janet A. Katz
|8:45 – 9:00 ||Mechanical shaking of hives as a varroa management strategy –|
Meghan McConnell is with the Bee Informed Partnership and also
at the Honey Bee Lab at the University of Maryland.
|9:00 – 10:30 ||TENTATIVE: Implementation of Beekeeping Regulations and Bee Inspection|
Program, Joseph Zoltowski, Director Division of Plant Industry, New Jersey Department of Agriculture.
|10:30 – 11:30 ||Business meeting and election|
|11:30 – 1:00 PM|
Honey Show Auction of 1st place entries – Rod Donovan Auctioneer
|1:00 – 2:30||Absconding hives, varroa and viruses, Tim Schuler, State Apiarist|
|2:30 – 3:30||Honey bees, Blueberries and Pesticides, Dean Polk, Fruit IPM Coordinator,|
Rutgers Blueberry and Cranberry Research.
Location & Directions
Nottingham Volunteer Fire Co
200 Mercer Street
Hamilton, NJ 08690
From the North:
Take I-95 South (New Jersey Turnpike) to Exit 7A toward I-195 West. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Interstate 195 W/Trenton/Hamilton and merge onto I-195 West. Take Exit 3B toward Hamilton Square. Merge onto Yardville-Hamilton Square Road. Turn left onto NJ-33 West. Turn right onto Whitehorse Hamilton Square Road. Turn right onto Nottingham Way.
Turn left onto Mercer Street. The Ballroom will be on the right.
From the South:
Take I-295 North. Take exit 63A-63B for NJ-33 toward Mercer County 535/Mercerville/Trenton. Take Exit 63A toward NJ-33 E/Mercer County 535/ Mercerville.
Merge onto Hamilton Avenue. Turn right onto Nottingham Way. Slight right to stay on Nottingham Way. Turn left onto Mercer Street. The Ballroom will be on the right.
Cost is $35 for members (adults and children 12 years and older). After January 31, the cost is $40.
$12 for children 11 and under
If you prefer not to register online, RSVP to Janet A. Katz by phone at 908 879-7529 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and send your check made out to "NJBA" to:
704 Kline Place
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-3135
Registration by Jan 31st is to provide a headcount to the caterer so there can be enough food.
NJBA Winter Meeting 2016 Adult Registration
- Product Code: NJBAWinter2016-Adult