February 14, 2015: Annual
Winter Meeting, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.,
Nottingham Ballroom, Nottingham
Volunteer Fire Company, 200 Mercer
Street, Hamilton. Maine State Apiarist
Tony Jadczak will speak on “Important
Issues Facing the Beekeeping Industry”,
Northwest’s Kevin Inglin will give a
presentation on how to access all the
beekeeping videos he has posted to
YouTube, the Annual Honey Show first
place winning entries will be auctioned
off and Kirsten Shoshanna Traynor, PhD,
of the Bee Informed Partnership, will
speak on “Trends in Management”. Vendors
will include Brushy Mountain and Mann
here for agenda, costs and
June 6, 2015: Saturday, Annual
Spring Meeting, hosted by the Northwest
branch. Reserve the date. Dr.
David Tarpy will be the featured
speaker. Details to follow.
Meetings are held the
third Friday of every month,
beginning at 7:30 P.M. at Ramapo
College, 505 Ramapo Valley Road,
Mahwah, in the Anisfield School of
Business, Room 135S. Please visit
their website for
January 16, 2015: Winter
care and getting ready for spring.
February 20, 2015: Late
winter/spring management. Nuc
information. Grant Stiles speaker.
March 20, 2015: Raising Buckfast
bees, and the effects of Neonicotinoids
on bees. Bill Ferguson speaker.
April 17, 2015: Installing and
caring for your new nuc’s.
May 15, 2015: Book signing for
“The Bee, A Natural History” and speak
on BestBees.com. Noah Wilson-Rich
June 19, 2015: Mite treatments.
Speaker Tim Schuler, state apiarist.
July 17, 2015: Honey
August 21, 2015: Feeding and
dealing with the dearth. Mite
Sussex County Beekeepers Association
website, click here.
January 14, 2015: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m.
Annual meeting, vote on proposed
by-laws changes and officer
January 24 and 31, 2015: The
Sussex County branch will offer a
two-day “Beginning Beekeeping Course” at
the Sussex County Fairground
Administration Building in January 24
and 31st. In the event of inclement
weather on either of those dates,
February 7 will be reserved. If you are
interested in this course, email email@example.com.
here to download Bee School
February 22, 2015: 2pm - Meeting &
March 18, 2015: Wednesday, 7:30pm -
Meeting & Program TBA
April 2015: Package installation
demonstration - date, time &
May 2015: TBA
June 2015: TBA
July 2015: Fair Prep - TBA
July 31 through August
9, 2015: Sussex County Farm
& Horse Show/ New Jersey State
August 1, 2015: Noon, Annual Honey Show. Twenty classes from extracted honey to mead, candles to lip balm, photography to creamed honey. Try your luck! Entries are due at the New Jersey State Fair / Sussex County Farm and Horse Show in Augusta by 11 a.m., Saturday, August 1st. Click here for Rules, Judge’s Sheets and an Entry Form.
Essex County Beekeepers Society
website, click here.
Unless otherwise noted,
the Essex County Beekeepers
Association meets the second Tuesday
of the month from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at
the Garibaldi Center, 621 Eagle Rock
Ave., Roseland. Specific topics and
speakers, when known, are noted
below. Please visit their website for
January 24, 2015:
6 p.m. Winter banquet with Jersey Cape
branch at Martin’s Custom Catering,
311 S. Harding Hwy., Landisville.
Guest speaker will be Meghan McConnell
from the Bee Informed Partnership. Bee
products will be raffled. Reservations
due to Doris Morgan by January 17,
Meetings are held every
third Thursday of the month (except
for July and December) at 7 P.M. at
the Cape May County Extension
Office, 355 Court House/So. Dennis
Rd., (Route 657), Cape May Court
here for directions.
Beekeeping Course - Offered by
the Jersey Cape Beekeepers Association
and the Rutgers Cooperative Extension
of Cape May County in Cape May Court
House, NJ, it will be held on six
Friday evenings in two-hour sessions
from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. starting
on February 6, 2015. The final session
is held on a Saturday in April when
the bees arrive. Applications will be
posted when available. Contact Bill
Eisele for more information.
Somerset County Beekeepers
Raritan Valley Beekeepers
Association (RVBA) meets the third Thursday
of every month 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.For June,
August, September, October, November and
December, the meetings will be held at the
Calvary Bible Church, 144 Readington Road,
Whitehouse Station, Conference Room, Lower
Level. The July location is still undecided.