Upcoming Events Timeline

01
Apr
2020

April is Sugar Shake Month

01-04-2020 - 30-04-2020 11:55 pm
What is the cost of not checking your bees...?

03
Apr
2020

Executive Council Meeting

03-04-2020 10:00 am -4:00 pm
For Executive Council members only

Members wanting to make a submission to the Executive Council are asked to send their submission in writing to the secretary at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least 7 days prior to the scheduled meeting.

11
Jun
2020

2020 Annual Conference

11-06-2020 9:00 am - 12-06-2020 4:00 pm
From $70.00 for an SAAA member for a single day

Note: Registrations have been suspended pending a formal announcement by the SAAA Executive Council in line with recent government advice on non-essential gatherings.

 

The SAAA 2020 Annual Conference will be held at the Berri Hotel in the Riverland, on Thursday 11th June to Friday 12th June 2020.

We have a number of excellent speakers talking about current and interesting topics. We also have a number of excellent sponsors ready to inform you about their latest products and services.

For those members that want to book their accommodation early and get the discounted delegate rate, check out the Nov-Dec or Jan-Feb editions of the Buzz for details.

 

Single Day

Thursday OR Friday

Two Days

Thursday AND Friday

Early Bird Rates

If paid by 30 April 2020

   
Member: $70.00 $110.00
Partner/Employee of Member: $60.00 $100.00
Non-Member: $90.00 $160.00

Standard Rates

Payment after 30 April 2020

   
Member: $100.00 $140.00
Partner/Employee of Member: $90.00 $130.00
Non-Member: $120.00 $190.00

SAAA Members must log onto the website first before they can register.

Registrations and payments will not be accepted on the day. All registrations and payments must be finalised by the closing date.

There will be several raffles on the night with beekeeping related prizes and a hand made quilt (Supporting the Geoff Cotton Memorial Award) to be won. There will also be at least one auction of a beekeeping starter kit, including hive, frames, suit, smoker and tools.

An early draft of the program is available for download. Please note as this is an early draft it may be subject to change.

For those that prefer a paper form, one can be downloaded from the website.  A copy of the paper form will be enclosed with the Mar-Apr edition of The Buzz.

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13
Jun
2020

CMV Farms Orchard and Processing Facilities Morning Tour

13-06-2020 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Free for conference delegates

Note: Registrations have been suspended pending a formal announcement by the SAAA Executive Council in line with recent government advice on non-essential gatherings.

 

CMV have very kindly offered a couple of tours of their Riverland based Almond orchards and processing facilities.

The orchard part of the tour commences at 9.00am and will include a machinery display, orchard walk and talk explaining the growing season of the orchard and pollination requirements.

The processing plant part of the tour commences at 10.30am and includes a tour of the processing factory showing how the almonds are processed and package.

The tours are only open to delegates attending the 2020 Annual conference who have completed their registration and payment. Once this is complete, access to the tours will be automatically provided allowing delegates to register.

Please note that numbers are strictly limited and SAAA members will have first opportunity to book.

Note: Delegates will need to provide their own transport from the Berri Hotel to both the orchard and the processing plant. 

Full details of the addresses of both the orchard and processing plants, and relevant contact details, will be provided to registrants closer to the conference date.

 

 

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13
Jun
2020

CMV Farms Orchard and Processing Facilities Afternoon Tour

13-06-2020 1:00 pm -4:00 pm
Free for conference delegates

Note: Registrations have been suspended pending a formal announcement by the SAAA Executive Council in line with recent government advice on non-essential gatherings.

 

CMV have very kindly offered a couple of tours of their Riverland based Almond orchards and processing facilities.

The orchard part of the tour commences at 1.00pm and will include a machinery display, orchard walk and talk explaining the growing season of the orchard and pollination requirements.

The processing plant part of the tour commences at 2.30pm and includes a tour of the processing factory showing how the almonds are processed and package.

The tours are only open to delegates attending the 2020 Annual conference who have completed their registration and payment. Once this is complete, access to the tours will be automatically provided allowing delegates to register.

Please note that numbers are strictly limited and SAAA members will have first opportunity to book.

Note: Delegates will need to provide their own transport from the Berri Hotel to both the orchard and the processing plant. 

Full details of the addresses of both the orchard and processing plants, and relevant contact details, will be provided to registrants closer to the conference date.

Please login to register for this event