TRB Participates in Dardenne Prairie “Prairie Days”
Pictured above are Mary Raymond, Jane Timmons, Vic Imgarten, Esther Jansen and Tim Scheer during the recent “Prairie Days” in Dardenne Priarie. A cool, cloudy day didn’t discourage hundreds from attending, learning about honey bees and beekeeping … and purchasing TRB club honey! View additional photos here.
TRB Members Enjoy “Day-at-the-Fair”
Pictured above are Marlene Jansen, Ted Jansen and Jane Timmons handling booth duty at the Missouri State Fair during the recent TRB Day-at-the-Fair. In addition to Marlene, Ted and Jane several other TRB members travelled to Sedalia to spend the day helping out in the Missouri State Beekeepers Association booth. They included Joe Peters, Ken and Marilyn Weber, John and Jeanetta Blazek, Fred and Sally Pipkins, Jerry Styczynski and John Timmons. View additional pictures of the day by clicking here.
Members of TRB Shine in State Fair Apiculture Competition!
The results are in from the apiculture competition at this year’s Missouri State Fair. Several members of Three rivers Beekeepers were awarded ribbons, including some blue!
Congratulations to everyone that submitted hive products for competition.
See complete results by clicking here.
Governor Nixon Proclaims August 12th – 18th “Missouri Honey Bee Week”!
Governor Jay Nixon is pictured above during ceremonies in front of the Missouri State Beekeepers Association booth at the Missouri State Fair. Governor Nixon proclaimed August 12th through the 18th, “Missouri State Honey Bee Awareness and Appreciation Week” in recognition of the importance of honey bees and beekeepers to Missouri agriculture and our economy.
Pictured with Governor Nixon are Dr. Jon Hagler, Director of the Missouri Department of Agriculture; John Timmons, Vice-President of MSBA; and Missouri First Lady, Georganne Nixon.
Joining in the ceremonies, but not pictured, was Ed Spevak, Curator of Invertebrates for the St. Louis Zoo and Art and Vera Guilder, members of MSBA and operators of Walk-About Acres in Columbia, Missouri.
Recent Heartland Apiculture Society Conference in St. Louis a Great Success!
Pictured above is TRB member Yvonne Von Der Aye teaching soap making to an enthusiastic audience at the recent Heartland Apiculture Society (HAS) Conference held at the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus. More than 300 beekeepers from all across the country gathered to learn the latest in beekeeping science and techniques from more than thirty different experts in their fields. (Photo coutesy of Michael Godfrey)