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    • 13 Dec 2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • Zoom Meeting
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    • 26 Jan 2023
    • 7:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4H club and Zoom

     All speakers will present via zoom, so everyone will also have the option of attending via zoom if you do not wish to attend in person. No drinks or snacks will be provided, but you may bring something for yourself.

    Mini Presentation:

    Jeff Eckel has been a PA State Apiary Inspector since 2015.  He works in Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties.  

    Jeff will discuss the importance of apiary registration and what he offers to beekeepers as our state inspector.

    Main Topic:

    "Pollinator partnerships among bee species. How one bee species can affect the pollination efficiency of another species"

    Dr Keith Delaplane is Professor of Entomology and Director of the honey bee program at the University of Georgia where he and his students study honey bee pollination, disease ecology, and social evolution. He is author of the 2000 book Crop Pollination by Bees published by CABI, and in 2021 the first of a two-volume second edition of the same title was released. Keith was lead editor of the 2020 edition of ABC and XYZ in Bee Culture, an encyclopedia of bee biology and beekeeping in continuous print by the AI Root Company since 1876. His upcoming books include Crop Pollination by Bees, 2d ed., Volume 2 by CABI Intl and Honey Bee Social Evolution by Johns Hopkins University Press. In 2014 he was inducted into the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire for his research and education efforts in honey bee health and management throughout the UK.



    • 7 Feb 2023
    • 6:00 PM
    • Montgomery County 4-H Center

Past events

12 Nov 2022 MCBA 2022 Fall Banquet
8 Nov 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
27 Oct 2022 General Meeting
11 Oct 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
8 Oct 2022 MCBA Members Wax Dipping
28 Sep 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #8
22 Sep 2022 General Meeting
20 Sep 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #8
13 Sep 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
25 Aug 2022 General Meeting
24 Aug 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #7
16 Aug 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #7
9 Aug 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
30 Jul 2022 Annual Picnic
27 Jul 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #6
19 Jul 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #6
12 Jul 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
23 Jun 2022 General Meeting
22 Jun 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #5
21 Jun 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #5
14 Jun 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
26 May 2022 General Meeting
25 May 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #4
17 May 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #4
10 May 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
28 Apr 2022 General Meeting
27 Apr 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #3
19 Apr 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #3
14 Apr 2022 Queen Rearing and cell grafting class
12 Apr 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
2 Apr 2022 MCBA Members Wax Dipping
26 Mar 2022 MCBA Beginer Class Wax Dipping
24 Mar 2022 General Meeting
23 Mar 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #2
22 Mar 2022 Gamma Irradiation Program
15 Mar 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #2
8 Mar 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
24 Feb 2022 General Meeting
23 Feb 2022 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #1
15 Feb 2022 Beginner Beekeepers' Class #1
8 Feb 2022 MCBA Board Meeting
27 Jan 2022 General Meeting
14 Dec 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
13 Nov 2021 MCBA 2021 Fall Banquet
9 Nov 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
28 Oct 2021 General Meeting
16 Oct 2021 Wax Dipping Event
12 Oct 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
23 Sep 2021 General Meeting
22 Sep 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #8
21 Sep 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #8
14 Sep 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
26 Aug 2021 General Meeting
25 Aug 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #7
17 Aug 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #7
10 Aug 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
28 Jul 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #6
20 Jul 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #6
13 Jul 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
24 Jun 2021 General Meeting
23 Jun 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #5
22 Jun 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #5 - rescheduled to following week (6/22)
8 Jun 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
27 May 2021 General Meeting
26 May 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #4
18 May 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #4
11 May 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
1 May 2021 Package Pickup at Worcester Honey Farms
28 Apr 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #3
22 Apr 2021 General Meeting
20 Apr 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #3
13 Apr 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
3 Apr 2021 Package Pickup at Worcester Honey Farms
3 Apr 2021 Making Hives and Splits
27 Mar 2021 1st yr Class Wax Dipping
25 Mar 2021 General Meeting
24 Mar 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #2
20 Mar 2021 Wax Dipping Event
16 Mar 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #2
9 Mar 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
25 Feb 2021 General Meeting
24 Feb 2021 Intermediate Beekeeping Class #1
16 Feb 2021 New Beekeepers' Class #1
9 Feb 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
28 Jan 2021 General Meeting
12 Jan 2021 MCBA Board Meeting
8 Dec 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
10 Nov 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
22 Oct 2020 General Meeting
13 Oct 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
24 Sep 2020 General Meeting
23 Sep 2020 Intermediate Beekeeping Class
15 Sep 2020 New Beekeepers' Class
27 Aug 2020 General Meeting
26 Aug 2020 Intermediate Beekeeping Class
22 Aug 2020 Saturday Morning Bee Conversation
18 Aug 2020 New Beekeepers' Class
11 Aug 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
22 Jul 2020 Intermediate Beekeeping Class
21 Jul 2020 New Beekeepers' Class
14 Jul 2020 MCBA Board Meeting
12 May 2020 MCBA Board Meeting

About MCBAPA

Serving Montgomery, Bucks and surrounding counties in Pennsylvania, the MCBAPA is an association of hobbyist and professional beekeepers. Our mission is to provide education, hands-on training, support and fellowship in all aspects of beekeeping. Both experienced beekeepers and novices participate in our monthly meetings, field trips and social events.

Our meetings are held at:

Montgomery County 4-H Center
1015 Bridge Road (Route 113)
Skippack, PA 19426

General membership meetings are usually held the 4th Thursday of the month at 7 pm, but please check our calendar.

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