Gary Keuffer will be at our March meeting to speak on honey bee swarming. Gary is from Brown County and has been keeping bees for about 15 years. Let’s give him a warm welcome next Sunday, March 8th at 1:30 p.m. at Lebanon Presbyterian Church and learn how to better manage our apiaries this spring!
Terry Lieberman-Smith presented an excellent compilation of preparation, installing and initial care of nucs and packages. Thank you Terry and all who attended!
We are now accepting applications for our 2020 $500 4-H Beekeeping Scholarship for youth ages 12 to 18. Please download and fill out an application fully and follow the directions for submission. Postmark or drop-off deadline is Monday March 16th. Good luck to all!
We had a fantastic turnout for our 2020 Beginner Beekeeping School!
Thank you to each person who gave of their time, talents, and abilities to plan, set-up, register, promote, teach, and tear down. You are appreciated!
Our web has been updated and the sign-up for monthly meeting refreshments is ready to go. Please consider volunteering to bring snacks to one of our meetings. Our next meeting is in February. Sign-up online.
Beginning with our February meeting, we will have a new start time.
There is no meeting this month because we hold Bee School on January 25th. See you in February unless you are attending our Bee School. Bee School Registration closes January 11th, 2020.
Happy New Year!
Bring your holiday joy and join us on December 8th at noon at Lebanon Presbyterian Church for our club appetizer pot-luck. There will also be a brief meeting for board officer election as our current vice president has served two terms and must step down. Anyone interested in running for vice president, please let a member of the board know
Thank you to Gary Keuffer for his presentation on Honey Bee Nutrition at our November meeting. One of the best things about beekeeping is that there is always something new to learn. We appreciate that Gary shared of his research and experience on the different parts of honey bee nutrition and how they work together to help the bees healthier.
Join us on January 25th, 2020 for our annual Beginning Beekeeping class. You must register online in advance. Registration ends on January 11. Cost includes first-year membership in Warren County Ohio Beekeepers. Follow this link to learn more about the class and register.