June 13 meeting at Chandlers Apple Orchard

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

March 8 Meeting

Meeting Topics:

Third meeting on the beginner beekeeping classes:

  • Location
  • Installation
  • Feeding
  • Water
  • Life span and cycle
  • Larvae development
  • Colony activities
  • Spring beekeeping activities

Finalize plans for the Saturday, March 12  8:00am-noon, "Ag day at the Putnam County fair grounds", Putnam County Beekeepers Booth:

  • Volunteers needed!


    November 10 meeting

    Meeting Topics - Jenna Nees with Purdue Extension Office will discuss agriculture applications that are used in the area and ways that we can help keep our hives safe. 

    Jenna Nees is an Extension Educator Agriculture & Natural Resources for Putnam County.

    2016 BEE SCHOOL- Saturday, February 27, 2016 at  Decatur Central High School

    You can sign up on-line at                  http://indianabeekeeper.com/contact_us/2016_bee_school_registration

    Pre-register $30.00 individual / $50.00 Family. You do not have to be signed up in the Indiana Beekeepers Association or the State Association to come to the school.