Workshop with the participation of Prof. Otis Grad - Project Director, University of Guelph, Canada. And Mr. and Mrs. Tom, Suki Glenn - honeybee expert, Glenn Apiaries, the United States. Prof. Dinh Quyet Tam - Chairman of Vietnam Beekeepers Association, Vietnam Bee Research and Development Center. With more than 70 members of the honey exports companies also attended the workshop.
Mr. Phan Dinh Trong - Vice Chairman of Vietnam Beekeepers Association - Opening the workshop.
Prof. Otis Grad - Presentation on the importance of bee breeding.
Choose the same bee not only be required to create high-quality Queens, but also related to many higher requirements. The breeder must carefully select the colonies had the desired properties. Then, to achieve success, they have to choose brones mate with the Queen.This sounds simple but as long as the biological properties of honey make this more complicated than breeding other species. The basic difference is the phenomenon of inbreeding reduces the growth of colonies; Queen bees mate with multiple males, it is difficult to control the origin of the parents of the next generation bees except the queen is fertilized man-made.
Mr. Tom - presents how to select colonies similar to a parent.
The properties to be inspected to choose the best to keep:
1. Aggressive characteristics.
2. Honey Production.
3. Status larvae.
4. Disease Defense.
5. The ability of the cleaning of bees.
Mrs. Suki - presentation on the process of ordering, filing, packing shipping to customers purchasing in U.S.
With the guidance of Mr. Otis, Mr. and Mrs. Tom and Suki together experts of Vietnam Bee Research and Development Center, the group was taken seriously and done well.
The workshop provides beekeepers useful knowledge about breeding bees, as well as how to manage bees. Hope that with that informations, beekeepers in Vietnam in general and Dong Nai beekeepers in particular will have good bees, contributing to improve honey productivity in the future.
The Other informations:
- Dongnai honeybee industry in integration trend.
- Congress of Dongnai Beekeepers Association Term IV (2011 - 2016).
- Ceremony commended "Learning Good - Living Good" 2011.
- The 12th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders in 2011.
- Seminar "Honey, Quality, Market".
- Opening the new Store.
- APIDONA awarded HACCP Certificate.
- Seminar "Tracability and Production of Organic honey"
- Meeting team leaders of " Clean Beekeepers Club" in 2010