Gulf Coast Beekeepers of Florida – Monthly Meeting – Charlotte county

Gulf Coast Beekeepers of Florida – Monthly Meeting – Charlotte county

Event Date: 2019-11-19 18:30:00


At our meetings, Gulfcoast Beekeepers of Florida members will educate and mentor beekeepers of all skill levels with practical and pertinent beekeeping information. Come ask your questions! You don't have to be a beekeeper (yet) to join us, just have a sincere interest in honey bees.  For Collier county, click here We will be discussing: what should be going on in your hive that month, any current problems we face as beekeepers, current pest and infections along with IPM strategies (integrated pest management) BMPs, local and state legislature affecting beekeepers as well as where to get equipment and supplies locally local bee-related events. Tentative Schedule for 2017 (subject to change without notice): Jan – feeding & winter hive maintenance – inaugural meeting Feb – preparing for the upcoming honey flows  Mar – supering & swarm prevention Apr – requeening May – products from the hive & harvesting honey Jun – harvesting honey & varroa Jul –  Aug – building your equipment with separate workshop on Sat, Aug 19th at the Farm  Sep – preparing for the last nectar flow, swarm prevention, and screen bottom boards Oct – final honey flows   Nov – preparing your hives for winter Dec – holiday party

Charlotte County Extension Office
25550 Harbor View Road
33980 Port Charlotte
United States

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