Register TODAY for the Commercial Beekeeper Workshop in beautiful Salem, Oregon!

October 26, 2018, 9 am-12:30 pm, Croisan Creek Room, Salem Convention Center

Come early for coffee and bagels!

FREE, but registration is required. Email carolyn.breece@oregonstate.edu to register TODAY!

Preparing to prepare to sell your bees: Jim Grew, The Grew Company

Whether in 15 years or next year, you will need to think about how to sell your beekeeping operation. Will you sell to family? Another beekeeper? Will you sell the whole bundle? Or part it out? What are the pros and cons to each situation? How can you ensure that your beekeeping operation will be successful after you sell? Jim Grew, an expert in business succession, will help you with important considerations as you plan your transition.

Honey processing in Oregon: John Burr, ODA

The ODA Food Safety Program takes an educational approach to ensuring food safety and economic development.  This talk will provide information on the rules and requirements to become licensed as a honey extractor and what ODA inspectors look for when conducting inspections.

Partners in Advocacy: Jenny Dresler, Oregon Farm Bureau Federation

OSBA and Oregon Farm Bureau Federation (OFB) have been allies in advocacy at the state capitol. The 2019 session brings new challenges and faces to Salem.  Jenny will highlight of policies impacting OSBA members in 2019 and provide a November 2018 election outlook.

 

Download flyer here: Commercial Beekeeper Workshop