CHANGE OF DATE FOR MCBA FEBRUARY MEETING!!! February’s monthly meeting will be on Wednesday, February 7th at 7pm – NOT on the usual 2nd Wednesday of the month. The meeting was rescheduled so as not to interfere with plans members may have for Valentine’s Day. Presenter : Frank Linton Topic: Using Technology in Beekeeping Frank will explain how beekeepers can check on the health and productivity of their colonies with a cellphone or c
Registration is OPEN. You can enroll NOW to participate in the Spring Beginning Beekeeping Class. Please click HERE to begin your new Life Adventure!! Remember: Enrollment is limited to the first 100 members who apply.
ALL shirts and hoodies SHOULD BE PICKED UP AT THE NEXT MEETING!!!!! ORDERING: The MCBA Board and our Master Beekeepers have created MCBA T-SHIRTS ($17) Ladies TShirts ($17), Long Sleeve TShirts ($20), Hoodies ($32) Each apparel item is offered in your choice of 15+ colors, in sizes YXL to 4XL. Mock-ups off all the apparel in all the colors are online, conveniently built into the order form (see scree
Plants for MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MD ! Many blossoms are beautiful AND help bees, others are actually poor sources of the nectar and pollen that honey bees need to survive. Help honey bees! Grow plants with high nectar or pollen production scores*, AND by selecting plants which blossom at different times. HOW TO USE THIS CHART: Click the top of a column to SORT plants based on the characteristics. *Pollen and Nectar Scores from Peter Lindtner'
Bee Demonstrations - in the Gazebo Bring your protective gear because this is full frontal beekeeping. Zip yourself into our screened-in tent and open hives right in front of visitors. Wow them with your bravery as you explain the workings of the hive and harvest honey -- decap, spin and bottle. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP to give BEE DEMONSTRATIONS!
MCBA, Inc. Consignment Rules and Pricing for the 2017 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair 1. Any MCBA, Inc. member in good standing may consign honey or hive products for sale at the Fair. Consignors are responsible for confirming that they are included in the current MCBA, Inc. Membership Directory (posted at www.montgomerycountybeekeepers.com). 2. All consignment suppliers are required to enter honey or hive products for show in the 2017 Mon
CLICK HERE to sign-up to answer BEE questions and give LIVE BEE demonstrations in Old MacDonald's Barn at the Montgomery County Fair Aug 12 - 19, 2017
CLICK HERE to volunteer at the MCBA Honey Sales Booth AUG 12 - 19, 2017
Events JUNE 3, 2017 SUMMER BARBECUE will be at Brookside Nature Center on Sat. June 3 from 11AM to 4PM. JUNE 14, 2017 MCBA MONTHLY MEETING, 7pm - 9pm at Brookside Nature Center July 31 - August 4 ANNUAL EAS MEETING in Newark, Delaware. Excellent lectures, from the very practical beekeeping to the more scientific bee talks. Short courses for beginners, an intermediates and more advanced beekeepers. CLICK for LOTS more info. CLICK