March Guest Speaker – Bob Hughes

Bob HughesSpring Preparation

“Installing Nucs & Making Splits” presented by Bob Hughes will include topics such as tips on installing nucs, the benefits of making splits from overwintered hives and other preseason chores to ready your apiary.

Bob is a two-time President of the NJBA, teaches the Bee-ginners Beekeeping Course at Rutgers University and owner/beekeeper of Bob’s Buzzy Bees.

February Guest Speaker – Chris Cripps from Betterbee

betterbeeIn February, we will have Chris Cripps from Betterbee as our speaker.  Betterbee has graciously agreed to help our members save on shipping costs by delivering all orders to our February meeting, so place your orders early!  In March, we’re going to host a hive-building workshop, so everyone can build their hives together and with guidance from beekeepers have nailed more than a few boxes and frames together.