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Field Trip to Black Heath Meadery!

Our October meeting will be at Black Heath Meadery on Thursday October 10th, 2019 at 7:00 pm. The owner Bill  Cavender with show us the process for making mead and then we get to have a sample! Yum! Join us … Continue reading

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Open Mic Night

Come and hear how your fellow beekeepers are doing with their hives. Got a good story? Got a question? Got an answer? Come and share or just listen during our Open Mic Night at our next meeting on Thursday September … Continue reading

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State Fair Sign Up Time!

It is hard to believe but the State Fair will be here soon! For us that means it is time to sign up to work the beekeeper booth at the state fair! Have lots of fun educating the public about … Continue reading

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Time to treat for Mites!

Join us on Thursday August 8th at 7:00 pm.  at Greenwood Methodist Church (see direction on the right). One of our favorite speakers, state apiarist Keith Tignor as he will lead us through the crucial process of treating for mites.  … Continue reading

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Summer Hot Topic: Bayer and Beekeeping

You won’t want to miss our next meeting on Thursday July 11th at 7 pm.  Dick Rogers from Bayer (yes, the one that bought Monsanto) will be our speaker.  He will update us on the Bayer Bee Care Program and … Continue reading

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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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