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SIBA Monthly Meeting

Moores Hill Senior Center 16610 N Broadway St., Moores Hill, IN

Karen Ferguson will talk about taking notes and logs for each hive. Paying attention to what's going on in each hive is one thing, writing it down in a way that you can remember it is another. The December, January, February and March meetings will be held at the Moores Hill Senior Center.

SIBA February 2018 Meeting

Moores Hill Senior Center 16610 N Broadway St., Moores Hill, IN

Dwight Wells will visit us again to talk about Swarm traps... and trapping! Always a great topic... and just in time to get things ready to go collect some swarms for the 2018 swarm season!

SIBA March 2018 Meeting

Moores Hill Senior Center 16610 N Broadway St., Moores Hill, IN

Dave Broxterman and Jason Morgan will demonstrate several methods of making splits for apiary increase and varroa management. Please note we're still meeting at our winter location.

Monthly General Meeting

Garry's Workshop 14759 S.R. 350, Moores Hill, IN

We meet back at Garry's workshop. Garry Reeves will be telling us how to evaluate queen bees. We all know that while the queen really doesn't rule the hive, it still takes a vigorous, healthy queen to make the best hive. Bring your veils!

Monthly General Meeting

Garry's Workshop 14759 S.R. 350, Moores Hill, IN

Garry Mullen will bring in a 10-frame Langstroth hive where he uses a division board to reduce it to the size of a nuc and then expand the box as needed.

Monthly General Meeting

Garry's Workshop 14759 S.R. 350, Moores Hill, IN

Mark Montag will talk about grafting queens at home in our June meeting. We plan to do a hands-on grafting workshop at Garry’s that following Saturday. 

Monthly General Meeting

Garry's Workshop 14759 S.R. 350, Moores Hill, IN

Gary Mullen will lead the topic on varroa mites! The varroa mite is a beekeepers biggest concern and 80% of colony failures can be attributed to the varroa mite. This is an important topic and one we hope you don't miss.

Monthly General Meeting

Garry's Workshop 14759 S.R. 350, Moores Hill, IN

Dr. Mike Bentz will be presenting the topic small hive beetle (SHB) and honey labeling guidelines. Two things that are timely as ever.