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:
Steve Finke @ 610-737-7676
Hive Equipment Sterilization
A Regional Gamma Irradiation Program for PA Beekeepers
A notice from Mark Antunes...
If you plan to irradiate your American Foul Brood (AFB) infected or potentially infected equipment in the future please contact me at: firstname.lastname@example.org call me at: Hm. Ph: 215-257-7121, Cell: 484-955-0768 to make arrangements. Please see documentHEREto learn all of the details about Gamma Irradiation, preparation of equipment and costs.
View the 'Dan Rather' video - "Bee Aware"
Pennsylvania has 3 new Master Beekeepers!
Our new Master Beekeepers are:
Frank Licata; Monroe County, Warren Graham; Chester Cnty., Andrew Jones; Huntingdon Cnty.
Congratulations to all of you!
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.
First Beehives from Biblical Israel discovered!
Archaeologists find remains of Honey Bees from 3,000 years ago!
Read the complete story here