The Massachusetts Beekeepers Association is holding our annual FIELD DAY on Saturday, June 15, 2019. The event is hosted by Franklin County Beekeepers Association.  The theme of this year’s Field Day is Expanding Your Bee Awareness – What to Look for in Your Hives. The event is free and open to all.

We are returning to THE UMASS AGRICULTURAL LEARNING at 911 NORTH PLEASANT STREET AMHERST, MA. Follow the Yellow Bee Signs!!!

The AGRICULTURAL CENTER is a 70 acre “Living Classroom” located on the UMASS Amherst campus. The facility hosts the State’s (MDAR) and UMASS research Apiaries and features Fruit / Vegetable, Vineyard, Landscaping designs and Pollination Gardens. We ask that ALL bring your veil for protection. Free Parking on site.

Place your orders with your favorite vendor and enjoy FREE SHIPPING. Better Bee, Mann Lake, Starhart Hollow, Slovenian Beekeeping, Nature’s Own Design Apiary Products (NOD), Bee Wear Clothing, a Glassblower and Artists will exhibit in the open area located adjacent to the main tent where everyone meets. Chris Hewitt and Lynn White of Richland Honey Bees of Virginia, members of the Russian Honeybee Breeders Association will share their experiences. Morning Coffee / Muffins and a $10 Catered Barbeque lunch will be available. Please pre-register for Lunch below.

Mass Bee Field Day is FREE to All

  • Registration begins at 8:30
  • Welcome Announcements 9:00 — 9:30 am
  • First Session 9:45 — 10:45 am
  • Second Session 11:00 — 12:00 pm
  • LUNCH 12:00 – 1:30 pm
  • Smoker Contest
  • Win Great Vendor Prizes in Our Raffle
  • Third Session 1:30 – 2:30 pm Fourth Session 2:45 – 3:45 pm

If you are interested in presenting please contact Dan Conlon of Warm Colors Apiary at warmcolors@verizon.net .