Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Friday, July 27, 2012
Monday, June 4, 2012
Friday, April 27, 2012
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. at the Franklin County Ag Heritage Building,
185 Franklin Farm Lane, Chambersburg, PA (next to the extension office)
Speaker: Jonathan Daniels, Program Chair for the Capital Area Beekeepers. You need not be a member of the FCBA to attend. Invite other beekeepers whom you may know
Program: Early Spring Management including raising your own Queen Bees. Jonathan Daniels conducts the annual Queen Rearing Seminar for the Capital Area Beekeepers.
BEGINNING BEEKEEPING SHORTCOURSE
The Franklin County Beekeepers’ Association is conducting a five session shortcourse on beginning beekeeping for anyone interested in becoming a beekeeper. The Thursday evening classroom sessions will be on March 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2012, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Franklin County Ag Heritage Building which is located at 185 Franklin Farm Lane in Chambersburg. There will also be a field day at a local apiary on Saturday, March 24. Cost for the shortcourse is $35.00 per family. Subjects that will be covered include an introduction to beekeeping, bee biology, beekeeping equipment; maintaining healthy bees, installing packages and apiary colony management. Registration is required and is limited to the first 50. You do not have to be a member of the Franklin County Beekeepers’ Association to register. Registration includes a beekeeping manual, disposable gloves, refreshments and membership in the Franklin County Beekeepers’ Association. For additional information or to register, contact Penn State Cooperative Extension at 717/263-9226.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Franklin County Beekeepers Association 2011 Annual Banquet
for Franklin County Beekeepers and their Families
WHEN: Tuesday, October 4, 2011 — 6:30 p.m. at the
Central Presbyterian Church, 40 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg (on the southwest corner of the main fountain square in Chambersburg, Intersection of Rt. 30 & Rt. 11.)
COVERED DISH DINNER - Each family bring 1 hot and 1 cold dish-and plates, silverware, etc. Beverages, dinner rolls, butter, honey & table coverings will be provided.
SPEAKER: Craig Cella, Pennsylvania Beekeeping Entrepreneur
and Writerfrom Logantown, PA will be speaking on the Honeybee Research on Queen Rearing and Selecting for Resistance in Managing Varroa
GOOD FELLOWSHIP - Please come. You need not be a member of the Franklin County Beekeepers' Association to attend. (Invite other beekeepers whom you may know, and who are not on our mailing list.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Fall Apiary Management Workshop
WHEN: Tuesday, August 23rd, 6:00 pm till dusk
WHERE: Richard Paine's Apiary,1020 Swamp Fox Rd.(375-2352). Take Rt.316 from Chambersburg towards Waynesboro. Pass thru New Franklin and turn right on Rt. 914 (Swamp Fox Rd). Go 1.5 miles and look for his honey sign on the left. -OR- From I-81 take EXIT 10, (MARION). Turn east onto PA-914/SWAMP FOX ROAD. End at 1020 Swamp Fox Road. Look for his honey sign on the right.
WHAT: Make sure to wear the appropriate clothing-- veil, white coveralls, etc., long sleeved shirt, etc. Bring your chairs and questions, in order to get the most from this "hands on" experience. Invite other beekeepers.
NOTE: If the weather is questionable that day, contact Richard Paine at 375-2352 to find out if the meeting will take place.