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Friday, April 28, 2017

WEBINAR: Beekeeping and Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) - Veterinarian’s roles and responsibilities

Start Date: 4/28/2017 1:00 PM EDT
End Date: 4/28/2017 2:30 PM EDT

Venue Name: Webinar

United States 

Organization Name: Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association

Phone: 608-257-3665

April 28, 2017 / 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (CST)

$30 VMA member / $40 Non-VMA member / $10 VMA student member

1.5 hours, scientific CE for IA, IL, MN (1.8 hours, scientific CE for WI)

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Bee packages are being installed and imported right now! Antibiotics beekeepers use will no longer be available over the counter to be administered. Understand how the Veterinary Feed Directive impacts honey producers, backyard hives and veterinarians. NOTE: Valid email address needed to send webinar link. The webinar link does not work well on ipads and Macs.

Webinar Speaker
Christopher Cripps, DVM
Dr. Christopher Cripps has more than 25 years of beekeeping experience. He started working with bees in the 80’s as Boy Scout, when he received a beekeeping merit badge in pursuit of becoming an Eagle Scout. At Cornell University, as an undergraduate, Chris studied under a legendary bee biologist. While attending The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he worked as a bee inspector for Franklin and Delaware Counties. Dr. Cripps joined Battenkill Veterinary Bovine, P.C. in Greenwich, NY in 1995 and practiced as a dairy veterinarian for 17 years. In 2012, He along with two colleagues purchased Betterbee — an online and brick-and-mortar honey bee supply business. He also serves as the President of the Southern Adirondack Beekeepers Association.