Official AFB Photos (test Paper Photos)
AFB COURSE and TEST
9th May 2015
Kindly sponsored by Agribusiness
Subject to sufficient interest, an American Foul Brood Recognition and
Elimination course is to be held on Saturday 9th May 2015. The cost of the
course is $35. The cost of the test at the present time is $30. PLEASE NOTE, these are two separate
costs and are paid to two unrelated bank accounts. Details later
in this notice
The course will run from 8.45am to 1.30pm followed by a break for lunch
of one hour. Bring your own lunch. Tea
and coffee will be provided at morning break and at lunch. The test will commence at 2.30pm. 40 minutes
is allowed for the test, though most candidates are finished in less than 20
minutes. The course is based on the book “Elimination of American Foulbrood
Disease without the use of Drugs” the author is Mark Goodwin. This book can
be obtained from Ecroyd Bee Supplies or from the NBA. It is also available from some other
To register your interest and for any inquiries contact Lindsay Moir or
Jeff Chandler (contact details further down the page).
If you are interested in attending, please supply your details as listed
below. There is no commitment in registering but we need to know how many are
likely to turn up
Would you please advise other beekeepers that you believe may have an
interest in the course, and of the required details below.
- Given name.
- Family name.
- LANDLINE phone No.
- Mobile phone No.
- Physical address.
- Email address.
- Wish to attend course and the
- Wish to attend the course only.
- Registration number. You need to be a registered beekeeper
and to sit the test have one year of beekeeping experience. The exception to this, is if you are
employed as a beekeeper
- Are you a commercial beekeeper
or employed by a commercial beekeeper? If you do not have your own personal
beekeeper registration number please include the company name and
registration number here.
At the course you will be provided with a handout, on which you should
make notes etc. Bring your AFB manual, a pen and it is suggested that you bring
along a highlighter pen, a pencil, eraser and a few sheets of paper for any
other notes you may wish to make.
It is most important to be able to identify the conditions of the 15
test paper photos, as an incorrect answer will be a fail for the test paper.
These 15 Test Paper Photos are available on the Christchurch Hobbyist
Beekeepers Club website
photos are also shown on page 55
of The NZ Beekeeper of October 2014 Vol. 22 No
Please advise us if you have trouble reading English (i.e. second
language, dyslexia, etc).
The $35 COURSE fee is payable
to L N Moir, account number 117892-0103292-55 Please identify your payment by ensuring that your name and phone number
appear on Lindsay’s bank statement. If paying by cheque please write your name
and phone number on the back of the cheque. Payment may be made over the
counter, please contact Lindsay for details.
FOR COURSE INFORMATION CONTACT
33 Shackleton St
mobile. 021 1166713
$35 no later than the 1st
May by Direct Credit to account number
117892-0103292-55 Please ensure you put
your name & phone number in the reference fields. Indicate if a receipt is required, these will
be distributed at the course venue.
2 Cherryburton Place.
mobile. 0223064250 please text as rarely carried..
The venue is the Young Farmers Memorial Club at the Lincoln University
See building No 15 on the nearside of the Orchard Car Park on the campus
layout at http://www.lincoln.ac.nz/Documents/footer/Lincoln-University-Campus-map.pdf
Driving from Christchurch along Springs Road, cross Ellesmere Road
(Roundabout) and continue for 300 metres.
Turn right into the campus at the number 3 entrance and first right into
the Orchard Car park. Drive to the
opposite side of the car park and park up.
The venue is the second building from your left adjacent to the car
TEST PAPER INFORMATION BELOW
APRIL ENTER THIS APPLICATION CUT OFF ON YOUR CALENDAR
REFER ANY QUERIES
REGARDING TEST PAPERS, TO MARY-ANN LINDSAY
and PAY, NO LATER THAN 24TH APRIL TO The TEST PAPER
CO-ORDINATOR MARY-ANN LINDSAY. Details below
FOR THE TEST PAPER
Direct Credit ($30 to: 15-3959-0146898-02 (24TH APRIL Please
provide proof with application) to:
26 Cunliffe St.
ph. 04 478 3367