COURSE and TEST
sponsored by Agribusiness
Most suitable for beekeepers with 1 year worth of experience.
American Foul Brood Recognition and Elimination course is to be held on
Saturday the 10th may 2014.
Registration and payments must be received prior to 25th April
venue for the course will be the “YOUNG FARMERS CLUB MEMORIAL HALL” Lincoln
University. Directions to the venue
will be issued nearer to the course.
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.
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 6a Sheffield Crescent. Christchurch. Ph. 358 7498 or the NBA.
arrive at the venue before 8.45am for pre-course introduction and that the
course may start on time.
is possible to do the course only and make your own arrangements to sit the
test at some later stage. Please specify what you wish to do (7) (8) below.
you are interested in attending, please supply your details and requirements as
listed below. Could you please advise other beekeepers that you believe may
have an interest in the course, and of the required details below.
LANDLINE phone No.
Mobile phone No.
wish to attend course and the test.
wish to attend just the course.
Registration number (indicate if you do not have one).
If you are employed by a commercial beekeeper and do not have a personal
registration number please indicate this and provide your employers number
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, a rubber and a few
sheets of paper for any other notes you may wish to make. The cost of the
course is $35
It is most important to be able to identify
the conditions depicted on page 55 of the “The NZ Beekeeper” dated October 2013
(Volume 21 No. 9).
advise me if you have trouble reading English (i.e. second language, dyslexia
Please contact me to register your interest
and for any inquiries.
2 Cherryburton Place.
will need to request a test paper from
26 Cunliffe Street
NOTE. The test administrator is NOT available from 3rd May
until the 14th May2014. Last
date for test application will be 15th April 2014
is no refund given for the test paper so it is suggested that you do not
request one until close to the test date but keep in mind that they need to
receive your application and payment at least 10 working days prior to sitting
the test. An application can be downloaded from the NBA website compiled
electronically then emailed to M-A Lindsay. The fee is currently $30. Payment options are listed on the