We have our October Meeting planned and we want to see you there!
When: Sunday Oct 9th 1:00pm
Where: Charlie Simonds apiary – Honey Bee World, 12805 Rokeby Road, Bennet, NE. It is just south of Highway 2 between 120th and 134th Streets Southeast of Lincoln.
What: Charlie will be showing us best practices for overwintering your bee hives. Bring your protective equipment as we will be around live hives.
*Attn Scholarship students and new beekeepers** this is a great learning experience for you as you get ready to put your hives away for winter. Having strong colonies going into winter sets you up for next year!
As always, these events are also open to the public. If you have a friend who would like to come, forward them this email or bring them along!
Calling all volunteers!!
We are looking to fill our volunteer shifts at our booth during the State Fair
Shifts are 9 am- 3 pm and 3 pm- 9 pm daily
Volunteering a full shift gets you admission into the fair, a free ice cream at the end of your shift and the knowledge you are
- Helping to recruit future beekeepers,
- Spreading the knowledge of how beekeeping/bees are vital to our lives,
- Help our one and only fundraiser of the year for our scholarship program
2014 Beginning Beekeeping Workshops – Everything you need to know to succeed in Apiculture!
Feb. 15 – North Platte -9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Feb. 22 –Nebraska City -9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
April 19 – ARDC (Mead) 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Registration fee for the North Platte and Nebraska City workshops is $70 per person plus $35 each for additional family members. Registration includes lunch, refreshments, and a workbook for new beekeepers. Preregistration is required for both workshops.
Be sure to specify which workshop you are registering for.If you do not have access to register online, contact Vaughn Hammond at (402) 873-3166.
Nebraska City Workshop
Kimmel Education and Research Center
5985 Road G
Nebraska City, Nebraska 68410 402-873-5293
North Platte Workshop
402 West State Farm Road
North Platte, NE 68101 308-696-6701
ARDC Workshop (near Mead)
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Agricultural Research and Development Center Headquarters Building
1071 County Road B
Ithaca, Nebraska 68033