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2016 Meetings and Events

 

January 23, Annual Banquet
and Scholarship Auction
Keller Golf Course Clubhouse, Maplewood
February 9, 7:00 pm Meeting
Room B45 Ruttan Hall, U of M, St. Paul Campus
For our first meeting of 2016, we will have a quick update on the American Bee Federation Conference held last month. Adrian Quiney will be updating us on his overwintering nuc operation and how successful he’s been at raising his own bees without packages. Dr. Mike Gorblirsch will tell us about his work with bee viruses, and last but not least, Gary Reuter will answer questions about hive management, and talk about our Youth Scholarship recipients for this year.
March 8, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
April 12, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
May 10, 6:00 pm Demonstration
U of M Honey House
Spring Divides. To enter the bee yard a veil is required.
May 10, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
June 9, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
July 12, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
August 9, 6:00 pm Annual Family Picnic
Volunteers set up at 5:00 pm
Horticulture Building at MN State Fairgrounds
Bring something to grill and a dish to share. There will be games for the kids and a brief meeting and demo for volunteers extracting honey at the fair.
September 13, 6:00 pm Demonstration
U of M Honey House
Preparation for winter will be the topic. At this time of year winter may sound like a dirty word, but now is a good time to make management decisions based on colony strength, mite levels, and diseases. To enter the bee yard a veil is required.
September 13, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
October 11, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
November 8, 7:00 pm Meeting
Location TBA
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