Randy Oliver to present on Sustainable Beekeeping on August 19, 2014 in Urbana, OH

Author and researcher Randy Oliver to present on sustainable beekeeping to WCOBA members and area beekeepers on August 19th.

Randy Oliver has kept bees for most of his life and views beekeeping through the eyes of a biologist, researcher, and nature lover.  He makes his living as a commercial beekeeper and maintains the website WWW.SCIENTIFICBEEKEEPING.COM.  Randy is a popular writer in the bee journals and invited speak at bee conferences and seminars world wide, sharing his knowledge of bee biology, colony health issues and practical beekeeping management.

Randy shares "I started keeping bees as a hobbyist in 1967, and then went on to get university degrees in biological sciences, specializing in entomology.  In 1980 I began to build a migratory beekeeping operation in California, and currently run about 1000 hives with my two sons, from which we make our livings."



Date:  Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Time:  Doors open at 5:45 PM, Program at 6:30 PM
Cost:  $10 per person (collected at the door)
   Madison Champaign Educational Service Center
   1512 US 68
   Urbana, OH 43078

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