2014 Sundays, March 16th & 23rd 1-5:30p.m.,
Advanced Beekeeping Workshop Great Plains Growers
BEEKEEPING EVENTS & CLASSES 2014
Conference & All Day Workshops
Emphasis on organic bee management
with special guest, author, speaker, Ross Conrad.
Beeswax Soapmaking -Take-it-with-you-Class
(*Class is full as-of 12*02*2013)
Working on another possible date in early 2014...
Our own 1st VP Becky Tipton is offering a Soap Class!
(email) or PM (private message) Becky on FB
Want to learn to make soap? I'm doing a Make-it/Take-it soap making class on Sunday, Dec.8, 1-4 PM at Shawnee North Community Center (Topeka, KS). You can make a block of soap big enough to cut into 5-6 bars as well as learn to make lotions, balms and salves, all with beeswax and other good-for-your-skin oils. Let me know if you're interested. B (nominal fee & bring your own pot).
NATIONAL BEEKEEPING MEETINGS (multi-day)
1. American Beekeeping Federation (national affiliate) members: We'll see you at the 2014 North American Beekeeping Conference & Trade Show (learn more & register today).
We know there are a few NEKBA members going to Baton Rouge!
Register ON-LINE by December 13 to get the current rate.
Hitlon Hotel still has rooms.
Flying SOUTHWEST AIRLINES?
January 7-11, 2014
The River Center in
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
See you in Baton Rouge, LA!
2. Also, the American Honey Producers are holding their 45th annual Convention & Trade Show in San Antonio, TX on January 8-10, 2014.
Register by December 21, 2013!
KANSAS HONEY PRODUCERS' ASSOCIATION
SPRING MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT!
PLEASE READ for the latest update as-of December 10, 2013.
The dates have been finalized to March 14 & 15, 2014
Days Inn Hotel / Whiskey Creek Fire Wood Meeting Facility
Our guest speaker, Dewey Caron.
Register on-line at KHPA.
NEKBA March 2014 BEEKEEPING CLASS
NEKBA Beginning Beekeeping Class
KCMO, KCKS Metro, Lawrence, Topeka, and Kansas
Northeastern Kansas Beekeeper’s Association (NEKBA)
We like to say that you'll learn more the 2nd time you have taken this class AND had your bees during the 1st year. Enroll again for the 2nd round. It'll make more sense.
Sunday, March16 & 23rd, 2014, 8:00-5:30
Part I and Part II
Dewey Caron , author of the text book that we'll be using this year,Honey Bee Biology & Beekeeping, will be the special guest instructor on March 16th!
2110 Harper St, Lawrence, KS - Douglas County Fairgrounds
(We think it's a lot to learn and break it up into 2 weekends)
Need driving directions?
NEKBA Meeting Information (pdf) 2014 - pending
Douglas Co. Fairgrounds, 2110 Harper St., Bldg. 21, Lawrence KS
K-10 to Harper Street, go north 2 blocks to the Fairgrounds.
Instructors: Joli Winer & Cecil Sweeney
from Heartland Honey
Thursdays, Feb. 6 - Feb 27, 2014
Fee - $pending
Class Information (PDF) 2014 - pending
In Addition, our sister affiliate across the state line in Missouri:
KCMO Metro, Independence, St. Joseph, Warrensburg Midwestern Beekeeper’s Association
1401 NW Park Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015
Saturday, March 8th, 2013, 8:00-5:30
Beginning Beekeeping Class 2014 Registration Form
(Last updated 12/10/2013, rjb)