The next LCBA meeting will be held on Monday, May 15, 2017. Starting at 5:30pm, there will be an inspection of the hives at Pulaski County Extension. This inspection constitutes Session 6 (the final session) for the Beginning Bee School students. LCBA members are invited to attend, and to assist students at the hive inspection. Thereafter, the regular LCBA business meeting will commence at 6:30pm, with a general discussion and synopsis on the hive inspection at 7:00pm. Bee School students are welcome to attend, and to take the opportunity to meet up with local beekeepers.
Click here to read the 2017 May LCBA Newsletter
Click here to read the May edition of Beelines from Kentucky State Beekeepers Association
April is the start of bee swarming season. If you find a bee swarm and would like to have it safely removed, Click here for a list of LCBA beekeepers who are willing to help.
What does a swarm of bees look like? Click here for photos of former LCBA President David Gilbert collecting a bee swarm on his property.
From Dorothey Morgan, President, Kentucky Queen Bee Breeders Association Inc.:
“I am working on a project with Dwight Wells from Heartland Honey Bee
Breeders Co-op. We are checking on hives that have survived without
treatments or that are longer than 5 years without requeening.”
How can you help? Click here for more details