IFOAM Apitculture Forum

5th International Organic Beekeeping Conference to be held in Germany in March 2019

The 5th International Organic Beekeeping Conference "Beekeeping and honey bees caught between the conflicting demands of society, business and the environment" will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, on March 1-4, 2019.

Friday, 01. March 2019 - Monday, 04. March 2019
Stuttgart, Germany

The 5th International Organic Beekeeping Conference "Beekeeping and honey bees caught between the conflicting demands of society, business and the environment" will be held in Stuttgart, Germany, on 1-4 March 2019.

The conference is jointly organized by the IFOAM Apiculture Forum and the University of Hohenheim. The IFOAM Apiculture forum was founded by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture FiBL, Naturland, Demeter, Apicon, Copsol and Ecosur.

On the first day of the conference, the focus will be on social and political developments, and on how these developments affect beekeeping and bees. The main topic on the second day will be the health of the bee colony. On the third day, the subject will be apitherapy and, in particular, the question of whether organic beekeeping can guarantee to meet the high quality demands of bee produce required for this purpose.

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