2015 Bee Fun Day – June 14th

The Nebraska Beekeepers’ Association is proud to announce the second annual 2015 Bee Fun Day! Don’t miss it!

Sunday, June 14 – 8:30-5:00 PM

Seward Civic Center

Agenda:

Dr. Marion Ellis – Oxalic Acid Treatments

varroa-mite-beeSusan Ellis – Photography

Dr. Doug Golick – Planting for Pollinators

Steve Tipton – Mead Making

Becky Tipton – Soap Making

Ginny Mitchell – Iowa State University Insect zoo (Live bug holding)

Ron Babcock – Splits and Overwintering Nucs

Eventbrite - 2015 Nebraska Beekeepers' Association Fun Day

More information can be found on the event page.
Register before June 7th to receive a discount.

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March 9th meeting @ the Seward Library in Seward, NE

We have 2 guest speakers for this weekends meeting!

Natalia Bjorklund will give a presentation on native pollinators.  Brian Teeter will give a presentation on habitat for pollinators and how the Farm Bill can assist landowners in establishing pollinator habitat.

We hope to see you this sunday!

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2014 Beginning Beekeeping Workshops!!!

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.

Workshop Registration Online:  http://go.unl.edu/2014beekeepingworkshops
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
WCREC
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
402-624-8000
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Annual Meeting – January 26th @ 2pm -Valentino’s Grand Buffet 70th & Van Dorn

Annual NBA meeting Power Point presentation of the scholarship kids 1st year of beekeeping.  Election of Officers and presentation of awards.  Prices are:  $12.65 for adults, $6.10 for 12 and under.  When you pay, just mention you are with the Nebraska Beekeepers Association.

Please RSVP to Jane Nelson by January 22.
Shop – (402) 261-3407 or email – valhallabeez@neb.rr.com

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