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Oregon State Beekeepers Association Fall Conference 2015

The Oregon State Beekeepers Association Fall Conference 2015 takes place in Silverton, OR at the Oregon Garden November 6 – November 8. Get information about the speakers, schedule, and registration at the Fall Conference 2015 web site! Early registration is highly encouraged!

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Tools for Varroa Management: A Guide to Effective Varroa Sampling and Control

Tools for Varroa Management: A Guide to Effective Varroa Sampling and Control by The Honey Bee Health Coalition explains practical, effective methods that beekeepers can use to measure Varroa mite infestations in their hives and select appropriate control methods.

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Have Bees You Don’t Want? (aka: SWARM!!!)

Do you have a swarm of bees you want removed? Call an OSBA beekeeper in your area and they’ll remove the bees. Find an OSBA Beekeeper in the Swarm List Directory.

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Swarm List is Open

The moment you’ve all been eagerly waiting for has finally come: The OSBA 2015 Swarm List is open for sign up. This year, you will add yourself to the swarm list online. In order to add yourself to the swarm list, you will need to create an account on orsba.org and you will need to be an OSBA member in good standing.

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Task Force on Pollinator Health Report

All beekeepers should be familiar with the Task Force on Pollinator Health Report. The Oregon legislature will decide if all or any of these recommendations are made into law or regulation that may affect your management of your bees.

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Oregon State Beekeepers Association Fall Conference 2015

The Oregon State Beekeepers Association Fall Conference 2015 takes place in Silverton, OR at the Oregon Garden November 6 – November 8. Get information about the speakers, schedule, and registration at the Fall Conference 2015 web site! Early registration is highly encouraged!

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Volunteer with OSBA at the Oregon State Fair

The 2015 Oregon State Fair is just around the corner, and once again we are asking for volunteers to staff the booth during the 10 days of the Fair. Your time, whatever you can spare, would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support of the Oregon State Fair. I look forward to seeing you in the 2015 booth!