In 2010 Dr. Larry Connor visited and taught the West Virginia Queen Producers the finer points of queen rearing.

In June, 2016, Zelma Boggess, David Tackett, Joe Kovaleski, Bernie Svidergol and Steve May went to VP Queen Bees to learn Instrumental Insemination of Queens. The Instructor was Kelly Rausch and the host was Adam Finkelstein. Both are long-time friends of the WV Queen Producers. Below are some pictures from the event: