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
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

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


November 10th Meeting

Sunday, November 10, 1:30 pm:  Shawn Koehler, District Sales Manager from Bayer CropScience, will do a presentation on the efforts that Bayer is doing to improve bee health and stewardship efforts.  He will be taking questions during his presentation as well.  The location is the Seward Civic Center Basement, 616 Bradford street, Seward, NE, three blocks north of the intersection of Hwy 15 and Hwy 34.


More Than Honey event planned for Sept 15th @ The Ross theater in Lincoln, NE

More Than Honey Trailer:

Event info:


Sunday, September 15 – 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by The Friends of The Ross

This event is free and open to the public. Screenings of MORE THAN HONEY are at regular Ross prices.

The MORE THAN HONEY event will be held from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Catch a screening of the film and enjoy the exhibits, food, and drink at your leisure.

The event will feature:
– Tastings of local honey
– Honey themed food and drinks
– Educational booths about bees and honey products
– Encaustic (Beeswax) art-making & demonstration with artist Margaret Berry (from 2:00-3:00 p.m.)
– Screenings of MORE THAN HONEY throughout the day
(1:00, 3:00, 5:00, 7:00 p.m.)

The event is free, normal admission fees to see the movie still apply.

Link to full event information: