Albuquerque Beekeepers

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Bee season is upon us in Albuquerque! Jessie Brown and I have organized the following dates and tentative topics for the year, reserving the large 4H room at the Bernalillo County Extension Office for each meeting.


DATES & FEATURED TOPICS (tentative) FOR 2012

Meetings will be held at 6:30pm on the last Thursday of the month, with the exception of February, April, and May.

  • 2/16: Equipment swap meet, Summary of Conference
  • 3/26: Prepping for the season, making splits to manage for swarms
  • 4/21 (Saturday): Hands-on Field Day with TBH and Langs in Los Ranchos
  • 5/24: Hive Mgmt: Beginner and Advances for TBH and Lang
  • 6/28: Honey harvest demo or shared honey harvest
  • 7/26: Pests and Diseases or Queen Breeding
  • 8/30: Prep for State Fair, Bee Products & Business
  • 9/27: Queen Breeding? Alternative hive styles? State Fair?
  • 10/25: Winterizing your hives
  • Break for November, December, and January.

All meetings unless otherwise specified will be held at the NMSU Bernco Extension Office (map):

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Chantal, what time are these meetings?  Thanks.  Taylor

6:30pm. Thanks for the nudge!

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