Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers
NEKBA Honey Extractor Rental Program
Need to extract your honey? You can rent the club's radial & motorized honey extractor for a nominal $30 fee, available to current and active association members. Please read the Rules & Info and review the reservation list for openings. Send a reservation request via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. We'll get back to you asap. 2-day rental limit.
Saturday, June 4th NEKBA Bee FunDay Lawrence, Kansas See our FunDay page for info...
Come! Be a part of our annual FunDay of demos, classes, speakers, lunch, and even honey ice-cream -everything to do with honey bees and more!!
6:00PM Meet at Joli's & Cecil's house
Inspect a couple of different hives
Bring your own protection
19201 S Clare Rd., Spring Hill KS 66083
or email email@example.com
$10 donation to NEKBA Scholarship Fd
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We beseech our members to join the American Beekeeping Federation for free for 2016! (link)
This is a fantastic opportunity - not offered very often. Yes, we think it's that important for you!
Kansas City Urban Farm Tour 2016
Cultivate Kansas City hosts the 7th Urban Grown Tour on June 25 & 26, 2016. During this self-guided tour, you can explore 30 farms and gardens across the Kansas City Metro area that are growing food for your table. The Urban Grown Tour is open Saturday, June 25, 9 am-5 pm at Sunday, June 26, 12 pm-5 pm. (more info)
Upon finalization of your PayPal transaction, you should get a PayPal confirmation email. An email is also sent to the Treasurer, which will be used as your registration. No paperwork needs to be completed, or mailed. If you need to confirm, or have any questions, you may email. We'll respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your support!
Trying to work out the sugar-to-water ratio (1:1 or 2:1) for feeding sugar syrup to your bees? Here's a link to a spreadsheet calculator. (Page Link) Downlaod and save the calculator for future reference. Working on an update for a 1:2 ratio.
What equipment should I get? How much does it cost? Here is an idea to get you started for the 1st year. (.pdf download 55KB)
Find a honeybee swarm? Find a beekeeper from our directory of experienced members who offer to collect swarms - listed by county. more
Why join our group? Membership connects you with other beekeepers, and supports a common effort to promote and protect bees and the beekeeping industry, of which we are all a part. Join the effort. It’s worth it.
The Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers Association has a more than 66-year legacy of supporting beekeeping in the Mid-West. Learn more about us.
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Attention: Varroa Mites will kill your colony more than any other problem!. Yes, it's that important to test and know your mite load. A simple powdered-sugar roll will let you know. The U of MN supported Bee Squad has an excellent way to test your mite load using the powdered sugar roll method. All the equipment you need for a complete testing kit. Get it today! University of Minnesota Bee Squad. Varroa Mite Testing Kit (click site link) Read the March 2016 Bee Culture article re Oxalic Acid Sublimation.
Saturday, June 4, 2016 9:00AM until 1:00PM Douglas County Master Gardeners
Native Plant Sale Extension Office, Douglas County Fairgrounds All plants are pollinator and bee friendly Plant list available at facebook.com/douglascountymastergardeners/
Plants are from Applied Ecological Services (a neonicotinoid free facility)
Plants are $4.00 each or 3 for $10.00 Garden art also will be available for sale
Saturday, May 21, 2016 9:00AM Golden Prairie BeeKeepers Association
First General Meeting at Garnett City Hall 131 West 5th Avenue Garnett KS,66033 Speaker: Kristi Sanderson with Northeast Kansas BeeKeeper Association speaking on Supering and Producing Comb Honey All BeeKeeping enthusiasts are invited to attend. For more information on meeting contact Marlin McGowin (785) 433-1381
Join for the benefits. We offer region specific knowledge, and support for all levels. Join, renew, register, subscribe! more
Joins us for a 2-day bee conference for all levels and commercial as well as hobbyist. Meeting October 28 and 29, 2016 in Hays, Kansas (Friday & Saturday) -more details to come later this summer. Information pending update.....
Our most recent newsletter ... The Buzzer (April 2016) download
EXPLORING THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF BEEKEEPING TOGETHER
For honey bees and beekeepers, we give each season our best effort in making an indispensable contribution to our rich and healthy environment. It is not just because we have a special delicacy but due to our passion and responsibility to the world in which we all live.