Northeastern Kansas Beekeepers
Honey Extractor Rental Program RE-OPENING July 2019
Need to extract your honey? You can rent the club's radial & motorized honeyextractor for a nominal $30 fee (2 days), available to current and active association members. Please read the Rules & Info and review the most current extractor reservations (as-of 09/12/2018). Next, send a reservation request via emal to: email@example.com. We'll get back to you asap. 2-day rental limit. The club extractor holds up to six (6) medium (6 5/8" Illinois-sized super) frames only - sorry but this will not accommodate larger (deep) frame sizes.
The June Bee FunDay-full of demos, classes, speakers, lunch, honey ice-cream -everything to do with honey, bees, and MORE information here!
CLOSED for 2018 - (seasonal event)
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
please call 913-593-3562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org so we'll know how many to expect for the session
$10 donation to NEKBA Scholarship Fd
Veterans are exempt for the $10 donation
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Leavenworth County Fair 2019
It was great having you come see our NEKBA Leavenworth County Beekeepers in action as they demonstrated extracting and selling honey directly at the grounds inside with A/C, of course! The 2019 fair will be from Tuesday thru Saturday, July 30th thru August 3rd, 2019, at the fairgrounds in Tonganoxie, Kansas 405 W 4th St, Tonganoxie, KS 66086 (more LVCO info) (FB page) The Fair Dates for the next three years are
July 30 - Aug. 3, 2019, July 28 - Aug. 1, 2020, and July 27 - July 31, 2021.
Johnson County Fair 2018
Fair is always a family event- even watching livestock! Monday, July 31th thru Saturday, August 6th, 2018. Thanks for visiting our beekeeping booth! It always a warm (hot) few days. (more JOCO info) "Come have a 'Squealing' Good Time" -the 2018 JOCO Fair theme. (FB page)
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.
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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 2019. 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.
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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2019 kansas honey producers MARCH meeting!
(Kansas' state beekeepers)
An evening 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 8 & 9, 2019 in Lawrence, KS (Friday & Saturday). Organizers are busy planning.We have two (2) key-note speakers coming and others! We will have some 'work shop' presentations. See you there after another exciting beekeeping harvesting year!
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.