Davis-Thompson Foundation – Diseases of Honeybees
On 12 January at 9am – 5pm (PST) – join us for a full day of FREE CE on Honeybee Diseases – as we try to raise awareness (and share knowledge) of this environmental crisis that looms in front of all of us…
Why you should bee interested?
Honeybees play a crucial role in many ecosystems. In addition, like milk, their direct products are consumed by humans. Still, there is a lot to learn about the pathogenesis of diseases affecting them. Due to the strong importance of this subject, The DT Foundation is offering this full day webinar for free.
Registration is required: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xD7YkkctRWScItmCoQppFw
· 7:00 – 9:00 am: “Fundamental honey bee biology and basic beekeeping practices relevant for understanding of honey bee diseases” with Dr. Elemir Simko.
· 9:30 – 11:30 am: “Normal microscopic anatomy of honeybees” with Dr. Ivanna Kozii; “Physical Exam; Non-infectious diseases of bees” with Dr. Elemir Simko; “American foulbrood” with Dr. Michael Zabrodski.
· 12:30 – 2:30 pm: “European foulbrood” with Dr. Sarah Wood and Dr. Jenna Thebeau; “Nosema and Chalkbrood” with Dr. Colby Klein and Dr. Igor Medici; “Varroa” with Dr. Elemir Simko.
· 3:00 – 5:00 pm: “Tracheal mites; Brief overview of viral diseases” with Dr. Elemir Simko; “Small hive beetle; Asian great hornet; Africanized bees” with Dr. Igor Medici; “Pesticide toxicity; Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD); Pesticide risk assessment for pollinators” with Dr. Sarah Wood.
Conclusion; Question and Answer Session with Dr. Elemir Simko.
This seminar is preapproved by the ACVP Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Committee for 4 credits
This program has been submitted (but is not yet approved) for 8 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
1) Attendees will be familiarized with basic honey bee biology and beekeeping practices
2) Attendees will learn about etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms/pathology, diagnosis, therapy and prevention of the most important diseases of honey bees in North America
3) Attendees will be introduced to research focused on certain aspects of honey bee health
Date(s) - 12/01/2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm