CSBA President Beth Conrey will speak on the swarm hotline.
Diane Wilson an ecologist from Applewood Seed Company has been putting together flower seed mixtures specifically for pollinators for 24 years and has agreed to come out and share her knowledge with us. The second part of the evening will consist of a discussion concerning Varroa Mites. Bring your questions, answers and experiences to share with the club.
- Club business
- Recap of varroa mite discussion that took place at the June meeting. (Do a mite count before the tenth so we can compare how our hives are doing.)
- Gregg will discuss what he has seen and what beekeepers should be seeing in first and second year hives
- Open discussion forum
Since it was so hot in the upstairs room in June, we’ll have the meeting in the outdoor area by the entrance of To Bee or not To Bee.
The scheduled meeting will include:1) A continuation of mite counting. This month do your mite count and bring in your bottom board so that we can do some of the counts together.2) We will be getting ready for extracting honey. We have several different ways to do this, in the club. Bring in your extractors so we can get a “hands on” look at what everyone is doing.Gregg said he will bring two jars of honey to give away at this month’s meeting.So bring your mite boards, magnifying glasses, photos, and questions and we’ll see you on August 14.
The meeting will consist of:
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- Tim Brod has agreed to chat with us about different types of honey and winterizing your bees
- Final information on The Honey Bee Jubilee (if you can help Friday afternoon or Saturday please call Vicki at (303)728-4422 or email email@example.com
- How is harvesting you honey goin’?
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