Monday, 18 August 2014

Field Day

Yesterday the Lanark County Beekeeper's Association in partnership with The Ontario Beekeeper's Association held a field day at the home of beekeeper, Paul Lacelle near Carleton Place, Ontario. Despite threatening rain clouds, there was a nice turn out for the event.

Brent Halsall, provincial bee inspector, demonstrates a hive evaluation.

Removing the queen excluder to access the brood frames.

Displaying an excellent brood pattern.

Paul Lacelle's bees are lovely and docile.

Ontario's Provincial Apiarist, Paul Kozak considers a response to a question on pesticides.

Auctioning caged queens.

Beekeepers, Elizabeth and Bernard explore the merchandise table.

And of course, I couldn't resist buying this T-shirt!

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