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BEE class 2020

We are building a knowledgeable beekeeping community through fellowship, classes, and events.  (class page)

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welcome beekeepers

The Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers Association is a 501(c)5 non-profit organization.

Beekeeping is an increasingly popular, enjoyable, and deliciously rewarding hobby. As a local association, we offer you some advice on how to continue and get started in 2020. The association 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.

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Bee FEED SYRUP MIXING Calculator spreadsheet 

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)​  Download and save the calculator for future reference.

Just Getting started?

What equipment should I get? How much does it cost?  

Here is an outline of items to get you started for the 1st year. (download .pdf2019 or .xlsx2018) You can use this information to keep track of the equipment you'll need. 

NEKBA is your Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers' Association.

Welcome, and thank you for exploring our site. Check out what's happening locally for beekeepers on our FB group site, what's going in our hives, and what's blooming in your backyards. Come back soon.

Honey production and pollination services increase significantly, and so does beekeeper enjoyment and honey bee health in general, by improving regional and independent beekeeping practices through better husbandry and recognition skills of diseases and pest problems as well as and better colony management.

Drop by our monthly meetings in Lawrence to see and learn. See you at a meeting!

IT's IMPORTANT

SUBSCRIBE TO A MONTHLY BEE MAGAZINE. STAY INFORMED.

Bee Culture Magazine(link)        American Bee Journal(link)

Use the links to subscribe directly and on-line...annual subscription rates average to just $2.08 per month.

You need either or both of these monthly magazines to help keep up-to-date with beekeeping. Sign up!!!


Don't try to go it alone when fantastic information is right at your finger tips. As part of your beekeeping experience, it's important to be up-to-date with the trends in biology, honey processing, and so much more! The club newsletter and monthly meetings, classes, and events supplement each other.


We all need a little extra help in keeping our bees alive. Subscribe or re-subscribe. Plenty of informative how-to articles, bee biology, and market up-dates. Regular contributors help you to learn to keep your bees healthy. Subscribe on-line or through the association (association discount on ABJ only). 

Our state affiliate, The Kansas Honey Producers' (Kansas State Beekeepers') Assoc and their newsletter October 2019 "The Cappings" (4th Quarterly).  Reduced Meeting Rate!!

The Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers Association has a more than 71 year legacy of supporting beekeeping from 1948 through 2019. Learn more about us.  2018 was our Platinum Jubilee !!! 

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Contact US by ​email: beekeepers@NEKBA.org

GOOD FELLOWSHIP & GOOD BEEKEEPING

LEARN, SUPPORT, subscribe

We offer region specific knowledge, and support for all levels. Join, renew, register, subscribe! more


2020 kansas honey producers MARCH meeting!    (Kansas' state beekeepers

 

An monthly meeting is just not enough sometimes? Join us for a 2-day bee conference for all levels and commercial as well as hobbyist. Meeting March 6 & 7, 2020 (Friday & Saturday)Organizers are busy planning.We will have some 'work shop' presentations. See you there after another exciting beekeeping harvesting year!  (KHPA link). 2 DAYS of bee education.

Our most recent NEKBA newsletter ...November 2019 "Buzzer"   

Next club meeting on Monday, November 18, 2019 in Lawrence, KS !

NEKBA 2019-20 Membership Form to print & mail.

Non-members are welcome to attend meetings to learn more.

2020 Bee Classes Registration Form  

SINCE 1948    2018 was our 70th or

                            our Platinum Jubilee!

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.