Dr. Jon Zawislak is an assistant professor of apiculture and urban entomology for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. Mysteries and Management of Laying Workers Sometimes the order of a bee colony breaks down. What compels workers to begin laying eggs? What happens when they do? And what can a beekeeper do to correct things?
Join us at the Washington Street Community Center at 809 South Washington Street. All are welcome--members, and nonmembers alike! Kathy Gill will be presenting her master beekeeping project re: testing drones for mites. Dewey Caron will be speaking via Zoom on "Run Up to Honey Production" starting at 7:00pm.
Join us at the Washington Street Community Center at 809 South Washington Street. All are welcome--members, and nonmembers alike! This meeting will cover package installations discussion and demo by Dan McConnell and Bryan Zavada and making splits by Gregg McMahan (past club president; beekeeper; educator at To Bee or Not To Bee; documentary of Bee People; one of the original founders of Mile Hive Bee Club; founder of Westminster Bee Club; owner of Rocky Mountain Bee: professional removals with rescue, relocation and education; and honeycomb supplier to Stranahans, a Colorado whiskey distillery).
Join us at the Washington Street Community Center at 809 South Washington Street. All are welcome--members, and nonmembers alike! Meghan Milbrath: Assistant Professor, Entomology and Coordinator of the Michigan Pollinator Initiative Specialties: Honey bee veterinarian, bacterial diseases, commercial beekeeping, and queen questions This presentation will be in Zoom at the club meeting.
Guest speaker Katharina Dawitt: Nutritional Benefits of Feeding Bananas to Honey Bees! Club officer elections, club supports, ABF, Stock Show booth
David Tarpy, Professor and Extension Apiculturist of North Carolina State University, will be joining us to talk about varroa mites, vectored diseases, and remedies.
Mile Hive Bee Club April Zoom Meeting We will go over package and nuc installation, swarm catching equipment, and other spring topics.
March Guest Speaker TIna Sebestyen - Spring Colony Biology - Swarm management, spring splitting
February Speaker James Tew - Healthy Colonies and How to Identify Them
Join us on Tuesday, January 12th for our first zoom meeting of 2021! We will start off at 6:30 PM with Q and A. At 7 PM our formal meeting starts. This month's topics: How to Feed Your Bees-Pros and Cons of Different Feeders, A Beekeeper's Winter, Club Plans and Ideas for This Year
Join us in December as we celebrate our beekeeping year and look forward to next year. We will hold officer elections and have a fun giveaway raffle.
At 6:30PM, Joe Komperda will start us off as usual with Newbees Q and A, followed by the vice-president of our Colorado State Beekeeper's Association, Tina Sebestyen, who will be presenting All About Queens.
Kristina Williams, our former club President, will be our guest speaker. Topic: Scared Straight, Mite Management Practices
Veterinarian Amanda Levesque will be presenting on the topic of the Veterinary Feed Directive, addressing antibiotic usage for American and European Foulbrood. She will also discuss the diagnosis and treatment of other colony diseases.
Tentative date for demonstration of a hive split
we will covering splits (Dan and Sandy), package and nuc installations (Shava) and if there is time, swarms (Robert and Ellen)
If you would please post and let your members know about the Wyoming Bee College pre-Conference and two day conference, March 22,23 & 24. You can access more information and registration at our website http://www.wyomingbeecollege.org
Apiary visit, weather permitting. Oxalic acid demo.