This year, Maine State Beekeepers Association will hold their annual meeting at Hampden Academy, in Hampden, Maine on Saturday, November 14, 2015.
Hosted once again by Penobscot County Beekeepers Association, the meeting will feature keynote speaker Mike Palmer, owner of French Hill Apiaries in St. Albans, Vermont and former Vermont Beekeepers Association president. Palmer will discuss his methods of producing local stocks of bees from colonies that are productive, healthy and have the ability to withstand the long Vermont winters.
Also speaking at the meeting will be students from the University of Maine Insect Ecology and Insect Pest Management department. and Maine state apiarist and bee inspector Tony Jadczak.
Join us for a full day of beekeeping discussion, dozens of raffles, vendors for all your beekeeping needs and great food!