Category: HCBA Meetings

Beginners Course First Day

Beginners Course First Day

The best day of the year for Howard County Beekeepers Association, the first day of our yearly Beginners Course.  As usual, it is a sold out course. Beginners of all ages gather to start their journey into the wonderful world of beekeeping.  Most of our […]

February General Meeting

February General Meeting

Join us at our February Meeting to learn about woodworking for beekeepers.   We are looking forward to the next HCBA General Meeting on Tuesday, February 12. The meeting will start at 7 PM in the Howard County Fairgrounds Dining Hall.  This month, Charles Kyler […]

Introduction to Beekeeping Seminar Recap

Introduction to Beekeeping Seminar Recap

Introduction to Beekeeping Seminar Recap HCBA hosted our annual Introduction to Beekeeping Seminar on November 3 at the Robinson Nature Center. Thank you to all of our seminar participants, presenters, and volunteers. During the one day seminar, participants learned about the benefits of keeping bees, […]

Call For Bee Ambassadors 2019!

Call For Bee Ambassadors 2019!

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Existing Beekeeper Mentor Sign-up for 2019 Beginning Beekeeper Course

Existing Beekeeper Mentor Sign-up for 2019 Beginning Beekeeper Course

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2019 Field Day Host Location Sign Up

  Thanks for hosting a field day for new beekeepers to help them start this adventure off right!   Please complete the form, below to set up your field day.  Use this checklist LINK for the topics to cover during your field day.   Any questions, […]

Wayne’s Winterizing presentation

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Samuel Ramsey’s video

Samuel Ramsey’s video

  Doctoral candidate Samuel Ramsey has been named both the Judge’s First Place and People’s Choice award winners in the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) contest, sponsored by Universitas 21 (U21), a global network of leading research universities. Ramsey, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Entomology, conducts research on […]

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

April 2019 ▪4/9/2019, 6:30 PM: Monthly Meeting May 2019 ▪4/2/2019, 6:30 PM: Board of Directors Meeting ▪4/14/2019, 6:30 PM: Monthly Meeting   Important Note about HCBA Meetings and Events:   HCBA follows Howard County Public Schools for cancellations, so if the weather on one of […]

Making Mead

Making Mead Ross Johnson was our speaker at our May monthly meeting.  His topic was be Mead Making. Mead is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains, or hops. The alcoholic content ranges from about 8% ABV to more […]