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NOVEMBER MEETING DATE CHANGE

Our next meeting will be November 6th at 7pm. This will be our annual election of club officers.  The following officers  are being voted on… Vice President, Secretary, and two directors. If you would like to nominate someone please call Sue Ellen Fox @ 828/ 400-1869

We will be talking about Hive Maintenance during winter. Please come with questions to ask

Top Bar Beekeeping

Our next meeting is October 7th at 7 pm at the Haywood County Extension Center in Waynesville, NC

Ricky Manning will be our guest speaker.  He will give us some insights to the world of beekeeping using Top Bar Hive.

 

Join Dr. Jeff Pettis : “Challenges for Today...

It’s never been harder to maintain healthy hives and to successfully overwinter our colonies — And, it has never been more important!

Challenges For Today’s Beekeepers Dr. Jeff Pettis Nation’s Leading Scientist, USDA Bee Lab Beltsville Tuesday, June 17 at 6:30. Mountain Horticulture Crops Research and Extension Center, Mills River NC

RAFFLE: Books, Special Items AND COMPLETE BEE HIVE w/BEES ! Bring your questions. Some of the topics addressed: Role of pesticides in colony and queen health Reasons for rapid queen failure Recent studies on interactions between, viruses, Nosema and pesticide exposure Role of diverse bee forage on colony health. Hosted by Henderson County Beekeepers Co‐Sponsored by Henderson & Buncombe County Beekeeping Chapters Bee City USA A part of Pollination Celebration! 2014 Don’t miss: Wed June 18, 6pm at Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville (UUCA) Give Bees a Chance: The Pollination Puzzle  Conversations with Dr. Pettis Includes reception, silent auction, honey tasting and exhibit. MORE INFORMATION: beecityusa.org; Henderson Cty Ext at  828‐697‐4891

Former president of NCSBA coming to HCBC

Here is a reminder to all that are interested….

Our regular monthly meeting is June 3rd at 7 pm in the conference room at Haywood County Extension Center Waynesville, NC

GREG CLEMENTS will be our guest speaker.

July 1st is our annual club picnic, which will be held at the Waynesville Rec. Park beginning at 5:30.   PLEASE RSVP……………See you there.

Call Brother Allen  400-1735 or email at bees@cbvnol.com for more info.

 

Intermediate Bee School UPDATE

Allen Blanton, President of the Haywood County Beekeeping Association and Mr. Weaver will be presenting at the 2nd session of the Intermediate Bee School this Thursday night at 6:30 pm.

Mr. Phil Holbert will be presenting Thursday, March 27th.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you Thursday!

For more information or to register for the Bee School click here.