Fall Meeting 2018

Saturday, November 17, 2018 8 AM – 5 PM
Come join us for an outstanding educational event hosted by Bristol County Beekeepers Association.
VENUE: Bristol County Community College, Building H, Fall River MA
SPEAKERS: Dr. Jamie Ellis, University of Florida Department of Entomology and Nematology

Jamie’s presentations: 1)The Birds and the Bees: Well just the Bees  2) What is Killing the Bees and What Can We Do About It

Dr. Samuel Ramsey Recently received PhD from the University of Maryland and currently with the USDA. Sam’s presentations: 1) Varroa destructor Feed on Hemolymph and Two Other Alternative Facts  2)Tropiaelaps Mites: A Fate Worse Than Varroa

Ann Harman, Bee Culture magazine contributor Ann will be the judge of this year’s Honey Contests and will give a presentation on Honey and Honey Shows

HONEY, COOKING, and PHOTO CONTESTS – No experience necessary.

Cooking show rules     Photo Show rules   Photo Show entry form         Honey show rules

Beekeepers are welcomed and encouraged to submit cooking and honey samples from their 2018 honey harvest for this year’s honey and cooking contests. NEW THIS YEAR – is a Photo Contest – it is a great opportunity to show off those beautiful photos you have taken. Contest Rules and tips for all the contests are posted on the MassBee web site.

LUNCH OPTIONS AND REGISTRATION/RESERVATIONS Please note lunch MUST be reserved at least 1 week before the meeting (deadline is November 9th.) Lunches will not be available for purchase at the event. “Classic Box lunches” at $12 per person. Options: Wraps: Turkey, Ham & Cheese, Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad, Veggie. Sides: Whole Fruit or Chips All box lunches will receive a Cookie and Beverage.

Online Registration

All attendees must be current Mass Bee members or current high school or BCC students. If you are not currently a member or student, you can join online or pay for membership at the door ($15 for individual, $20 for family and $25 for organization.) Payments by credit card are accepted on our web site via Mass Bee’s online membership form here