Beekeeping Calendar of Events
Upcoming Dates to Remember
Capital Area Beekeepers Short Course
Saturdays, May 2 & 9. Part I: Will start at 8:00 a.m. at the Dauphin County Agriculture & Natural Resources Center, 1451 Peters Mt. Road, Dauphin, Pa. Part II: Will start at noon at Dave Anderson's Apiary, 7081A Colebrook Road, Palmyra, Pa. The cost of the Short Course is $40 which includes a CABA membership. For additional information please contact John Novinger, 717-365-3215, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
North East PA Beekeepers
Wednesday, May 6, 7:30 p.m. at 32 Comm St., Honesdale. For more information, contact Charles Kinbar at email@example.com or call 570-497-6402.
Lackawanna Backyard Beekeepers
Thursday, May 7, 6:30 p.m. at the Keystone College, Harris Hall, room 104, LaPlume. For additional information, contact Jared Jaffe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Susquehanna Beekeepers of NEPA
Friday, May 8, 7:00 p.m. at the Claverack Bldg., Montrose. Master Gardeners, Pollinators and Pollination. Contact Jim Perkins, Program Chair at 570-967-2634 or check on www.susquehannabeekeeping.com for updates.
Chester County Beekeepers
Saturday, May 9, 9:00 a.m. at the Stroud Preserve, West Chester. Visit the website for more information.
North Central PA Beekeepers
Saturday, May 9, 2:00 p.m. near Coudersport. Topics will be about different chemicals used and offered by companies, along with different methods of going chemical free. Discussion will also include how to recognize if your colony is about to swarm and what to do. For more information, contact Joan Bradley at 814-697-7586, email: email@example.com
Wayne County Beekeepers
Monday, May 11, 7:30 p.m. at Wayne County Park Street Complex, 648 Park Street, Honesdale. For more information, contact the Agricultural Extension Office at 570-253-5970 – EXT 4110.
Lycoming County Beekeepers
Tuesday, May 12, 7:00 p.m. at the Montoursville Borough Hall. Contact Aaron Kolb at 570-323-8670 for more information.
Monroe County Beekeepers
Wednesday, May 13, 7:00 p.m. at the Monroe County Conservation District, Stroudsburg. Visit their website: www.monroecountybeekeepers.org for more information.
Beekeepers of Susquehanna Valley
Lancaster County Beekeepers
Tuesday, May 19, 6:00 p.m. at the Southeast Ag Research and Extension Center, Manheim. For additional information and RSVP, contact Jim Pinkerton at 717-653-5911 or email or visit the website www.lancasterbeekeepers.org.
Lehigh Valley Beekeepers
Thursday, May 21, 7:00 p.m. at the Lehigh County Ag Bldg., Allentown. Topic: Nucs and Splitsl Contact Steve Finke at 610-737-7676 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Montgomery Co. Beekeepers
Thursday, May 28, 7:00 p.m. at the 4-H Center, Skippack. Speaker: Margaret Zittel – “Beekeeping Gadgets and Gizmos” Hear the how and when to use, pros, cons, costs, and where to get beekeeping gadgets and gizmos. Contact Dan Boylan at 610-906-6182 or email@example.com or visit their website: for more information
York County Beekeepers
Thursday, May 28, 7:00 p.m. at the York County School of Technology, York. New beekeepers share their stories. Visit the website www.ycbk.org for more details.
PSBA Summer Picnic & Queen Swap
Saturday, August 1, at the Dundee Farm in Sewickley. The picnic is being hosted by Burgh Bees. More details will be posted as the event approaches.
Ag Progress Days
Tuesday thru Thursday, August 18-20, at the Penn State University, State College.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
If you are willing to volunteer at this event, please contact Aaron Fisher at firstname.lastname@example.org
PSBA Annual Conference
Friday and Saturday, November 13 & 14, at the Best Western Inn/Country Cupboard, Lewisburg. Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.
Pennsylvania Farm Show (100th Anniversary)
January 9 - 16, 2016 at the Farm Show Complex, Harrisburg. More details to follow as the event approaches. If interested in volunteering, contact Aaron Fisher at 717-242-4373 or Stu Mathias at 717-533-2231 for more information.