State, Regional and National Bee Associations

Virginia State Beekeepers Meeting Sat. Nov. 5th

Join us at the Virginia State Beekeepers Association (VSBA) Fall Meeting.  Saturday November 5th in Weyer’s Cave, VA at Blue Ridge Community College an easy drive down 81 near Harrisonburg.   Featuring talks by Dr. Kirsten and Michael Traynor, Dr. Wyatt Mangum, and DC’s own Toni Burnham.  Vendors include Dadant, Geezer Ridge, and more.  Early […]

It’s not too late to register for the Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) and Honey Show- July 25-29

It’s not too late to register for the Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) short course and/or conference. July 25-29th will be a week of amazing beekeeping education, Master Beekeeper Certification, and fun social events with other Beekeepers. Lovingly called BEE CAMP by many, it is an amazing opportunity to surround yourselves with all things bee and […]

Virginia State Beekeepers Association June Meeting

Plan to attend the Virginia State Beekeepers Association meeting this June 17th and 18th in Smithfield, Virginia.  Speakers include Dr. Larry Connor, Wicwas Press, author, and, Jennifer Berry, Apicultural Research Coordinator and Lab Manager for the University of Georgia Honey Bee Program and nuc and queen producer at Honey Pond Farm. There will be workshops […]

Attend Bee College or Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) conference

Ever thought about attending Eastern Apicultural Society (lovingly referred to by some as Bee Camp) or Bee College?  Three Bee College opportunities in Florida, South Florida and the Caribbean Bee College – http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/honeybee/extension/bee_college.shtml South Florida Bee College- http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/honeybee/extension/SFbee_college.shtml Caribbean Bee College –  http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/honeybee/extension/caribbean_bee_college.shtml   EAS– In South New Jersey in 2016! http://www.easternapiculture.org/conferences/eas-2016.html

Regional, and National Meetings

Save the Dates… Some great meetings Virginia State Beekeepers meeting- Featuring Dr. David Tarpy and Dr. Ernesto Guzman.  Blue Ridge Community College, Weyer’s Cave, VA.  November 7, 2015 Coming in 2016………… American Bee Federation  Jan. 5-9, 2016.  Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida (near Jacksonville) Heartland Apicultural Society Conference  Dates TBD but usually in July. Bowling Green, […]

Attend a Summer Bee Conference

Virginia State Beekeepers Association.  June 13-14th. Lynchburg, VA.  Speakers include Dr. Jamie Ellis of UG and UF; Steve Repasky of Burgh Bees and Swarm Essentials, and more. http://www.virginiabeekeepers.org/content/meetings-events Maryland State Beekeepers Association.  Sat. June 14th. University of Maryland, Plant Sciences Building, College Park, MD.  http://www.mdbeekeepers.org/meetings.html Eastern Apicultural Society  July 28th – Aug. 1st. in Eastern, […]

Upcoming State Bee Association Meetings

Sat. Nov. 9th- The Virgina State Beekeepers (VSBA) Mtg.- 2nd weekend in November this year- Saturday.  Curious about apitherapy or Russian bees- this meeting is for you!  Plus DADANT is always there and if you order in advance you can pick up stuff. See: http://www.virginiabeekeepers.org/ Sadly on the same day as VSBA, Sat. Nov. 9th- […]

Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) is closer than ever this August

Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) is a wonderful beekeeping educational event- loads of fun. Consider expanding your horizons… It will be closer than ever this year- just East  of Philadelphia in Westchester, PA.  August 5-pth, 2013. Consider attending for a single day or for the entire week. There is a Short Course on Monday and Tuesday […]

Virginia State Beekeepers Association 2013 Spring Conference

Virginia State Beekeepers Association 2013 Spring Conference When: June 21 to June 22 Where: Greenbrier Middle School 1016 Greenbrier Pkwy, Chesapeake, VA  23320 Hosted by: Beekeepers Guild of Southeast VA The spring VSBA meeting is being held in Chesapeake, Virginia, hosted by the Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia. Speakers include Dennis Van Engelsdorp, Dr. Wyatt […]

MSBA Winter 2013 Meeting to Feature Leading Local Queen Breeder, New Beltsville Researcher

See the program and directions here: http://www.mdbeekeepers.org/downloads/MSBA_Program_130216.pdf   MSBA Winter 2013 Meeting to Feature Leading Local Queen Breeder, New Beltsville Researcher Adam Finkelstein has owned and operated VP Queen Bees with his wife for the last six years. VP Queen Bees produces artificially inseminated breeder queen bees for the beekeeping industry: customers range in size […]