Thursday, September 11, 2014 ~ News

October Club Meeting - October 6, 2014

Members of the Plymouth County Beekeepers Association “Queen Rearing Initiative” will be presenting their queen rearing program. How it began, where the funding comes from, and how it works will be some of the issues discussed. This is sure to be an interesting program and one that you will not want to miss.

The second part of the evenings program will be Ed Szymanski presenting winter preparation of the hive. Ed will show us all how he sets his hive up for the coming winter moths.


Thursday, September 11, 2014 ~ News

Bee School 2015 - Enroll Now

Believe it or not, the club is already getting applications for Bee School 2015. Last year Bee School filled quickly with over 100 students in attendance. For the 6th year in a row the club is expecting the 2015 class to fill quickly and reach capacity.


Friday, August 15, 2014 ~ News

Full Day Program Saturday October 11, 2014

Full Day program sponsored by Norfolk, Plymouth, Bristol and Barnstable County clubs with guest Speakers Dewey Caron and Ross Conrad.
In the morning, Dewey Caron, Entomology Professor and author of “Honey Bee Biology and Beekeeping” will speak about improving survival, working toward treatment-free beekeeping, and reading your hives and colony behavior.
In the afternoon, Ross Conrad, author of “Natural Beekeeping” and former President of VT Beekeepers Assoc. will speak about treatment-free beekeeping, overwintering in the Northeast, and Swarms (management, catching, etc).

Free admission (the clubs are splitting the cost).

Time: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 91 South Street, Kingston, MA


Monday, August 11, 2014 ~ News

The Latest and Greatest Newsletter

Here is the latest newsletter. AUGUST 2014 NEWSLETTER


Thursday, September 06, 2012 ~ News

Help Promote the Club

Our club has never been bigger and our bee school is sold out each year. In order to continue this trend we need help promoting the club. What better way than through our members?


Thursday, March 29, 2012 ~ News

Massachusetts Beekeeper of the Year - Norm Shaw

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, Norm Shaw, 96, was presented with the Mass Beekeeper of the Year for his years of dedicated service to the NCBA and our beekeepers.


Tuesday, March 06, 2012 ~ NCBA BEE SCHOOL 2012 News

Bee School 2012 Session 5, March 13, 2012

Here are the presentations for next week, March 13, 2012. We have the printout that was in your book and the actual powerpoint presenation.


Tuesday, March 06, 2012 ~ News

Bee School 201 and Mentoring School

We have the date: March 17, 2012. At the Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary in Norfolk.


Wednesday, February 15, 2012 ~ NCBA BEE SCHOOL 2012 News

Bee School 2012 Second Session Bee Biology & Pests and Diseases

We had two presentations last night. The first on bee biology. After a slow start with some equipment malfunction, were were able to get under way. The second half of the nigh was a presenation on Diseases and Pests of the Hives. We also had a wonderful treat from Diane and Manya Lulek. Thanks for the cookies. Here are the presentations:  Bee Biology  Diseases and Pests


Thursday, February 09, 2012 ~ NCBA BEE SCHOOL 2012

Bee School 2012 Handouts and Presentations

Here is the course book and the History of Beekeeping. Please stay tuned for the balance of materials to be posted.