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Calendar of Events

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 SPEAKER:  Jack Hildrith    President Maine State Beekeepers Association Jack will be discussing  NUCS   ( Nucleus Colonies ) How to set them up.   Timing.  What type of frames are needed?  Why do we need them, and why should we have them in our apiary. Business meeting prior to presentation. Each year we take an informal overwintering tally.  Come and be counted!


April 8, 2015 Tony Jadzak, Maine State Apiarist.        Will be discussing topics concerning SPRING MANAGEMENT  for your colonies.  What should you be looking for, with the existing conditions for your area..


May 13, 2015 “SARE Project Update” Erin Forbes, Master Beekeeper and past board president of Maine State Beekeepers Association


June 10, 2015 “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly” our own Mike McNally will talk about new research on how mushrooms can help honey bees battle disease and parasites.


Previously

Wednesday,  October 8, 2014 PROGRAM: Chris Rogers from Backwoods Bee Farm, of Windham Maine. Will cover: Preparing your bees for winter. What to look for; to make sure your bees are healthy. Medications.  Methods of feeding. Overwintering with NUCs. Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Karen Kimball will Present:  Queen Introductions Finding the old Queen. Attendant Removal. Delayed release methods Introduction to the Snelgrove Double Screen Board Using a Push-in Introduction Cage. Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Sagadahoc County Beekeepers Monthly Meeting 7:00 p.m. 47 Pleasant Street Topsham, Maine 04086 Saturday, March 15, 2014 Humble Abodes, Inc. Open House. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 636 Coopers Mills Road Windsor, Maine 04363 (207) 549-5501 ** Snow date Saturday, March 21, 2014 Hope to see everyone there…….. Note: We can now post the meeting cancellations on Channel 6 and Channel 13.  If we have bad weather, you can check these TV stations for the cancellation or you can always call one of our contacts to be sure.

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