Thinking of Beekeeping?

Free “Introduction to Beekeeping”

 
Three Rivers Beekeepers will hold a free, two-hour “Introduction to Beekeeping” class on Tuesday, November 15, from 7-9pm.
 
Come learn some basic information about honeybees and beekeeping. We’ll tell you what you need, how much it costs and how to get started. And we’ll be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have.
 

There is no charge for this class, but we ask that you please register here so we know how many people to expect.

The class will be held at he St. Charles County Extension office, 260 Brown Rd. St. Peters MO 63376.

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 Three Rivers Beekeepers are club Grand Champions at the state fair!

Many entered individual and club events.  Congratulations to all who entered!

2016 state fair honey 2016 state fair candles

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NEW BEEKEEPER APIARY DAY!
It was a beautiful day for some of the participants from the spring beginning beekeeping class to get some hands on experience in the apiary.

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WELCOME TO OUR NEW MEMBERS!
Another successful workshop brings 60 new beekeepers into the fold.

Fredricks workshop 2016

 

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New Varroa Mite Treatment Document Released

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As most beekeepers know, the Varroa mite continues to be the most serious threat to honeybee populations in the United States and most of the world. The Honey Bee Health Coalition has just released “Tools for Varroa Management – A Guide to Effective Varroa Sampling & Control”. Drafted under the direction of University of Delaware Professor Dewey M. Caron, this 24-page document draws on the expertise of a variety of industry leaders, and provides comprehensive information on diagnosis and treatment options for this ubiquitous pest. The full guide can be accessed by clicking here.

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