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Tocal Beekeepers Field Day

When: 16 October 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Online


The 42nd Annual Tocal Beekeepers Field Day will be held on Saturday 16th October, 2021, streaming on our YouTube page from 9am: www.youtube.com/user/NSWTocalCollege

Program 9am-4pm

  • 9:00 AM Welcome to country
    Cool burn/ local information
  • Welcome – Tocal Principal Julie White
  • AHBIC importance and impact – Trevor Weatherhead
  • NSW Apiarists Association: executive message – Steve Cunial
  • Honey qualities – Soumi Paul Mukopadhyay, NSW DPI
  • Bee disease diagnostics –  Khushbu Ghandi, Elizabeth Macarthur Agricultural Institute NSW DPI
  • Plan Bee – Elizabeth Frost, NSW DPI
  • PNG, gender equity and products of the hive – Anneliese Austin, ACIAR/SCU
  • Australian native bees – Dr Tobias Smith, Bee Aware
  • Netting and pollination – Ashley Zamek, Horticulture Innovation Australia
  • Noon Q&A session
  • Planting guides and Pollinator friendly crops – Anna Carracan and Fiona Chambers, Wheen Bee Foundation
  • Thermal impact on beehives – Dan Cook, QUT
  • Prebiotic honey – Dr Nural Cokcetin, ithree institute UTS
  • 5 Pillars of beekeeping in PNG – Dr Cooper Schouten, ACIAR/SCU
  • Small hive beetle – Rod Bourke, NSW DPI
  • Journey to commercial beekeeping – Melanie Parker, Happy Honey
  • Final Q&A session

Register on Eventbrite page

For updates, follow on Facebook at www.fb.me/TocalBees

Email: [email protected]


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