A new website category can be found under the Members Only area. The Policy menu choice includes VBA organizational policy notices and statements about issues affecting beekeeping in Vermont.
The first (new) notice posted is an explanation of guidelines, criteria and priorities for donations made by the Vermont Beekeepers Association.
- Last Updated: 27 June 2018 27 June 2018
VBA Members: The minutes and financial statement from the 2018 Summer Meeting have been posted online in the Members Only area of the VBA website. Minutes compiled by Steve Silverman with assistance from Lisa Newton.
- Last Updated: 01 July 2018 01 July 2018
In an effort to encourage new beekeepers to join the Vermont Beekeepers Association, the VBA membership approved a bylaws change authorizing a new student membership category at the organization's annual meeting this past Saturday in Swanton.
Individual high school and college students are eligible for membership at the reduced rate of $5.00 per year. Students may join online or by mail to take advantage of the VBA's programs.
- Last Updated: 29 June 2018 29 June 2018
Thanks to the Franklin County Beekeeping Club for hosting another successful summer meeting of the Vermont Beekeepers Association.
Fred Putnam Jr. of Brandon joins the board as VBA's Recording Secretary.
Watch for a write-up and photos from the meeting...
- Last Updated: 24 June 2018 24 June 2018
Great weather at today's ACBA workshop where "Talking Bees with Chaz Mraz" was the program. Chaz covered many topics including making nucs, recognizing types of queens cells, mite monitoring, and treatment options as well as wide-ranging questions on Spring and Fall hive management. Pics (provided by Fred Putnam) are available on the VBA website gallery.
- Last Updated: 16 June 2018 16 June 2018