April 2013 Meeting

Meeting Date: Saturday, April 20 at 2:00
Location: Sam Gruneberg's Apiary
1026 Benner Pike, State College, PA
Topic:  Packages, nucs and swarming

The April meeting will focus on packages and nucs and what to do next with your new bees. Of course, many have started working their overwintered colonies. We’ll discuss the next steps for both new installs and overwintered colonies. 'Tis the season, so we’ll discuss some strategies for dealing with swarms.

  • New business
  • Next meeting
  • Outreach and speaking opportunities
  • Main topic of discussion (as outlined above)
  • Open discussion, question and answer session on topics raised by participants
  • Hive inspection

We plan to meet outside at Sam's apiary, so please bring a lawn chair. If the weather is questionable, check your email.

If you have anything to add to the agenda, please let us know. If you know of any beekeepers who might be interested in joining the Centre County Beekeepers, please encourage them to contact us. The best way to reach us is by email at centrecountybeekeepers@gmail.com.

The meeting is open to all beekeepers and anyone who wants to learn more about beekeeping.

See you on the 20th.

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