The Professional Butterfly Farming Workshop
with Nigel Venters
Part II – starting July 14, now extended into October!! – Register Here!
Part II (workshop and papers) Cost: $95. (Part I papers are still available at a cost of $80.)
Part I Articles total nearly 200 pages in 14 papers, covering all aspects of The Business of Butterfly Farming at a basic and intermediate level.
Part II Articles & Workshop - Articles contain over 500 pages covering advanced topics. Online workshop using email discussion list provides learning and Q & A time with world-renowned butterfly raising expert, Nigel Venters! A “Desk-Top Workshop!” – access the discussion forum anytime, no set hours.
The workshop will remain open for as long as needed by attendees.
Highlights: Raising Monarchs without disease, A new host plant for Monarchs (seeds sent to all attendees); The best and most efficient new ways to raise butterflies; and a certificate of completion (above) for your website and advertising. Lots of new information, new methods tested by Nigel Venters – learning for all experience levels.
List of Topics
(*Sections 1-3 were covered in Part I of this workshop. Part I Class Articles are available for purchase by registrants for Part II, at a cost of $80. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org)
Section Four (Business) Articles Include:
Permits & Regulatory Agencies
Preparation, packaging & shipping
Shipping Orders, Containers, Instruction & Customer Care
Working with Wedding Consultants and Funeral Directors
Raising Kits for Schools & Groups
Butterfly Education Presentations with Grace Venters
Butterfly Education Presentations – With Kathleen Ziemer, Zane Greathouse and Todd Stout
Mobile Exhibits – With: Fran LeMasters, David Folk and David Bohlken
Butterfly Exhibits – With Nigel Venters, Dave Clermont, Ellen Reid, and Jacqui Knight
Building Your Butterfly Business: Merchandise, Advertising, Professional Association Membership
Section Five (Raising & Production) Articles Include:
The Advanced Flight House
Maximum Monarchs – Part I
Maximum Monarchs – Part II
Milkweed and Host Plants – Rapid Growth with Aeroponics (With Judi Sunshine)
Breeding Painted Ladies, Red Admirals and the Longwings
Raising Painted Lady Butterflies on Artificial Diet
Swallowtails - Raising in Pop Ups and in Sleeves
Managing Production Levels to Fill Orders
Regulating Livestock and Temperature Controls
Successful Breeding Techniques
Holding Techniques Using Refrigeration – With Jacob Groth
How to Make Compost
Temperature-Induced Aberrations and A Simple Guide to Genetic Health and Natural Aberrations