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Fall Management Guide

September 22nd marks the first day of fall - The Autumnal Equinox.  The days are getting shorter and leaves are beginning to drift from the trees. As summer turns to fall it is time to consider the potential options for getting hives closed down for the season.  For a full rundown of prep activities for fall management visit our fall management page. Read More...

Washington Crossing Council Scoutfest16

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NWNJBA will be participating in the scout jamboree being hosted at the South County Park Fairgrounds (Same location as the hunterdon 4H Fair). 

A 1000+ scouts, and their families, will be on hand and Northwest will be doing a public outreach and education booth with live bees.  More information to come about our participation.

www.scoutfest16.com

Fall Schedule

Our 2016 Calendar is posted.  Visit our calendar page to see what we have on tap for you this year.  Here is the summary view of the second half of the schedule.

bullet Oct 7, 8, 9 | Hunterdon County Fairgrounds
Scout Fest 2016

bullet Oct 15th | Club Mentoring HIves Deerpath
Fall Management - Hive Winterization

bullet Nov 2016 | Date / Location TBD
Beekeeping in Italy - Black Label Honey Contest

bullet Dec 10th | Echo Hill Lodge
NWNJBA Holiday Meeting and Elections

 

Membership Renewals

NWJBA will be sending final notices about membership renewals.  Those who have not renewed can still renew via our registration process.  Those who do not respond to our final renewal request will be assumed to be dropping from our roles and will no longer receive updates and communications from NWNJBA.

 Please take the time to renew if you wish to remain a member

Facebook - Daily Posts

Our plan this year is to post an article a day. Each day we'll comb the web for something to share with you. Check out a Facebook page at: http://facebook.com/nwnjba

 

Beekeeping Training

Check out our Beekeeping Education page if you are looking to get a start in beekeeping in 2016.  You can also check out our Getting Stared in Beekeeping Guide.

LATEST YOUTUBE VIDEOS

 Swarm Trap Jib


Preview of a Hive trap and raising/lowering Jib to place hive traps into a tree.

 Making Lip Balm


How to make Mocha Mint Beeswax Lip Balm.

Alcohol Wash


New Jersey State Apiarist Tim Schuler demonstrates why to use this for mites.

Almond Bread


NW President Kevin Inglin shows you how to substitute honey for Sugar in this recipe.

 

 Stiles Apiaries


Grant Stiles talks about beekeeping sustainability with Nucleus Colonies.

Gardner Apiaries


Mike Gardner from Gardner Apiaries on the Package and Queen Business.

https://youtu.be/Js6B6G45OJ8

RESOURCES

NWNJBA Gadget Garage


Visit our gadget garage.  This is a collection of different equipment items and techniques that you can use for beekeeping. Swarm devices, waters, hive stands and more.
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Youth Scholarships


The New Jersey Beekeepers Association offers scholarships to youth who have an interest in beekeeping. If you would like to know more about the program click the link below
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The NJ Swarm Report


What is the New Jersey Swarm Report? Visit the page to see information about swarms being reported all over NJ. More information is available at the website.
www.NJSWARM.com


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