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Time for Vacation! No meeting this month.

Summer has all of us busy as…well…bees!  With everyone going off on vacation we traditionally don’t have a meeting in August.  Check back later for information about our summer picnic.

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Got Blue Ribbon Honey?

Bob Gibson will tell us how to enter our award winning bee products in the State Fair.  It will be here before you know it!  Bob has many years experience working with the State Fair.  He will walk us through … Continue reading

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Keith Tignor Knows About Pests!

Keith Tignor, our state apiarist, knows about pests – honeybee pests that is.  And he will share his knowledge of how to handle them at our May meeting.  Join us on Thursday May 11th  to learn how to keep those … Continue reading

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Dr. Rick Fell to talk about swarms at our April meeting

If you have ever attended a talk by Dr. Rick Fell, entomology  professor from Virginia Tech you know that your brain will be full of new bee information by the end of the evening.  Don’t miss this chance to hear … Continue reading

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Wish Your Bees Spent More Time At Home?

Do you worry about your bees when they leave home?  Are you worried they might be getting into poison in someone else’s yard?  You may want to consider planting more bee friendly plants in your yard to entice them to … Continue reading

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February Meeting – Making Splits

We all hope our bees will grow and prosper this spring.  RD Radford will explain how and why to make splits from your own hives.  RD has been beekeeping for many years and is a great presenter.  Join us for … Continue reading

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Winter is the time for getting ready

With the bees all hunkered down in their hives (well most days) it is time to get ready for growth in the spring.  You will want to have all of your equipment put together when your bees need it.  Andy … Continue reading

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