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Hot topic: Pesticides

Our speaker for June 13th with be Liza Fleeson Trossbach with Office of Pesticide Management  concerning pesticide regulation in the State of Virginia.  This is a very hot topic that concerns every beekeeper.  Come and get informed! Join us at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Natives for Honeybees

Want to keep your honeybees at home and away from dangerous chemicals?  Plant natives that the honeybees will love.  Beth Farmer, owner of Garden Gate Landscape and Design will help you do just that.  She will discuss how to make … Continue reading

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April Meeting Will Be Sweet! Come learn about honey production

Want more honey?  But, worried about taking too much from your bees?  Our April meeting will take place on Thursday April 11th.  Dr. Rick Fells, Professor Emeritus from Virginia Tech, will talk to us about honey production.  He will discuss … Continue reading

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Want free bees? Want honey?

Who wouldn’t want free bees?!?  Come a little earlier than normal and learn how to attract swarms (free bees!) Doug Anderson and Keith White will tell you how.  Come to our meeting at 6:30 for an informative mini session on … Continue reading

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Love Honeybees? Join us on Valentines Day!

Hoping for a sweet honey harvest this year?  You will want to come to our meeting on February 14th at 7:00 pm.  Mike Sandridge will talk to us about making splits and swarm control.  Both are important skills for beekeepers … Continue reading

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January Meeting Nailed Down

Winter is the time to start beekeeping.  Now is a great time to get your boxes built and your equipment ready.  Our January meeting will be a workshop on putting frames and hive boxes together.  Need equipment?   Doug Anderson from Honey … Continue reading

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Holiday Party Coming Soon

Our annual holiday party will be December 13th, 2018 from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  Meet us at the clubhouse at Carriage homes at Wyndham 5600 Mulholland Dr.  RBA will provide meat for the table.  Please bring a side or dessert … Continue reading

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