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 Meeting Update - February Now...

Our next meeting will be held February 27th - we promise. We had to change the date again when we inadvertently scheduled in conflict with the NJBA meeting. This adjustment also required us to switch venues. We'll be at the County Administration building on Route 12 just outside of Flemington. This is the same complex as the main Hunterdon Library. The meeting will start at 10am.  Check your email and here for any additional updates and sorry for the confusion.

On Tap: Two queen systems, A live Lip Balm demonstration from beeswax, and honey tasting (see the note in the next column)

February Meeting Honey Tasting Notes

At our February meeting we'll be hosting a honey tasting.  We'll have honey on hand of various varietals - Tupelo, Sourwood, Buckwheat, some of our local varieties and others. You can participate also.  Bring a sample of your honey in a Honey Bear.  We'll provide little spoons for everyone to get a chance to sample the differences.

Membership Renewals

It is time for the annual membership renewals. Please complete your renewal by clicking this link.  Here you can print the document and mail it in to the address of our branch treasurer.

 Please take the time to renew early, it really helps out administratively! 

Facebook - New Years Resolution

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.

 

 State Honey Show

Get your entries ready for the Annual Honey Show! Judging will be held in the Trenton State House Annex on February 4, 2016. Entries will be displayed in the State House February 8-12, 2016. Click here, for rules, entry form, sample judging sheets and tips.

2016 NJBA Beekeeping Calendar

The 2016 NJBA Beekeeping Calendar is available for purchase at the NJBA store. Click here for more details. You can also pick one up at one of our next beekeeping meetings.

 

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

Landi Simone .


Landi Simone presentation on Value added products for Beekeepers.

 

Grant Stiles - Stiles Apiaries


Grant Stiles talks about beekeeping sustainability with Nucleus Colonies.

Gardner Apiaries


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

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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