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June Meeting: Monday 13th, 7pm

Our next meeting will be Monday, June 13, at 7 pm, at the Brown County Library in Nashville.  Tony Gaudin will give a report on the recent meeting of the Indiana Queen Breeders Association, and the effort to make genetically … Continue reading

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April Meeting

Our next meeting will be April 11th, 7pm at the library in Nashville. By most measures, spring is ahead of schedule this year. Dandelions are blooming, so you should have supers on your colonies by now.  When I looked at … Continue reading

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March Meeting

Our next meeting will be March 14th, 7pm at the Library. We’ve had a few warm days in February – hopefully you’ve had a chance to check your bees, and make sure they have sufficient stores to get them through … Continue reading

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April Meeting

Our April 13th meeting will be at 7 pm, on the lower floor of the Library in Nashville.  The main topic for the evening will be a discussion on Spring Maintenance: once your bees have survived winter, what’s needed to … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the Year

Last night, October 13th was our last meeting for the year. November and December are left open to spend time with family and friends, and January is just a good time to stay warm and cozy at home. Watch this … Continue reading

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Where do your bees forage?

I often hear beekeepers – or potential beekeepers – say that there isn’t anything nearby for the bees to forage on, or that they are “surrounded by corn and beans”. But there’s a difference between what we tend to see … Continue reading

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What’s Blooming

Now that it’s late summer, many of the plants that provide the Fall nectar flow are already blooming. Walking out to my mailbox today, I snapped a few photos of some common plants that are currently blooming. Although these are … Continue reading

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