Mike and Debbie Seib from the Mooresville White Lick Beekeepers Association will be our guest speakers. They have done a lot for Honey Bees in the State of Indiana. Also on the agenda: Vote for the president position.
Leah Hood and Kristi Kennedy from the local FSA office will discuss Programs and sign up for hive loss money recovery. Emily Jacob with quails unlimited will discuss ways to turn an empty area of nothingness or grass into Bee Food.
Due to the busy schedules at DePauw next week, we will be meeting at Chandlers Apple Orchard. Chandlers Apple Orchard is located 3.8 miles west of Stilesville. Bring your bee suite as we will open the two association hives. Ron Bastin from Bastin Honey Farms will be our Guest Speaker. There are a few picnic tables, if possible please bring your own chairs. (Bob Gruener)
Chandlers Apple Orchard
2849 S County Road 825 E, Fillmore, IN 46128 · (317) 539-6255
"Swarms and Queen rearing" - Bob Gruener
Guest Speaker: Ron Bastin - Bastin honey farm, Knightstown IN
"Swarming and Prevention" - Bob Gruener
Guest Speaker: Jason Cote - Clay County IN "Biology, Ecology and Management"
"How to do splits" - Bob Gruener
Guest Speaker: Wyatt Wells - CMO of "BEE CORP" Bloomington IN
The meeting will start with the basics of beekeeping for any beginners. Association business will also be discussed during the meeting.
Anyone interested in learning about beekeeping in 2017 is invited to join for free.