EAS Conference 2013 in Pa.
Each year the Eastern Apicultural Society of North America holds its conference consisting of lectures, workshops, vendor displays, short courses for beginning and advanced beekeepers, Master Beekeeper examinations and an annual business meeting in one of its 26 member states or provinces in the eastern U.S. and Canada. Over 400 people generally attend the conference each year.
This year it is in OUR state. Don't miss this opportunity to attend this spectacular event. You can attend the short course, just the conference or attend the entire event. Please take some time to review the registration form.
If you've never attended an EAS conference this year is your chance!
June 10, 2013
Read Ron Bogansky's
New York Times: Mystery Malady Kills More Bees, Heightening Worry on Farms
Read Article Here
February 23rd update
Read 'Nature's Corner'
Ron's latest weather predictions
Looking for a Beginner or Advanced Beekeeping Course?
Check the options for courses being taught by Vince Aloyo, a Master Beekeeper in PA.
Go to www.vincemasterbeekeeper.com for more details.
The bill to amend the Food Safety Act, House Bill 2565, was signed into law by the governer of PA. It exempts honey producers who process and sell all their honey from one premise from registrations. It does not exempt the producers from inspections. Read the text of the bill HERE!
April 5, 2012
Use of common pesticide linked to bee colony colapse!
Go HERE to read story.
launches new bee health website!
You can check it here.
View the 'Dan Rather' video - "Bee Aware"
Need an extractor?
Is this your first year harvesting a honey crop? If you are a mmember of L.V.B.A. you can rent the club extractor for a nominal fee and extract your honey harvest without the expence of buying one. You'll have the use of the stainless steel, manual extractor, an electric uncapping knife and a capping tub to separate and drain your cappings.
To reserve a time slot contact:
Bob Milot at: 610-285-6217
First Beehives from Biblical Israel discovered!
Archaeologists find remains of Honey Bees from 3,000 years ago!
Read the complete story here
Silence of the BeesIf you haven't viewed this production that was aired in the winter of 2006 or if you would like to view it again you can watch it on your computer now by clicking HERE
National Honey Board
The National Honey Board has much to offer beekeepers. Check out http://www.honey.com/
Observation Bee Hive
The Lehigh Valley Beekeepers Assoc. maintains an observation bee hive at the Wildlands Conservancy, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus, PA.
In the photo at right, L.V.B.A. 2010 V. Pres., Bob Milot, explains the inner workings of the ob-hive. The photo above was taken at the Wildlands Conservancy during our Honey Bee Awareness day.