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Pawtuckaway Beekeepers and Seacoast Beekeepers winter annual event featuring Kirk Webster

Pawtuckaway Beekeepers and Seacoast Beekeepers winter annual event featuring Kirk Webster

Pawtuckaway Beekeepers and Seacoast Beekeepers winter annual event featuring Kirk Webster March 10th  2018 – 9 to 12pm  (snow date of March 11th) held at: BSA Camp Carpenter 300 Blondin Rd. in Manchester, NH Free for SBA/PBA members All are welcome to join us for $10 at the door Kirk Webster’s presentation: …..with all the science, […]

February 2, 2018 | By More
NHBA 2018 Spring Meeting

NHBA 2018 Spring Meeting

When:  March 17,  2018   (9-3) Where:   Camp Carpenter, 300 Blondin Rd., Manchester, NH 03109 Speakers & Agenda: Nick Catania will be leading an interactive discussion about his website, ‘Honey Bees 911’, a source for finding ‘swarm chasers’ aka beekeepers who are willing to pick up stray bees. He will also spend a little bit of […]

January 27, 2018 | By More
George S Hamilton Scholarship Award

George S Hamilton Scholarship Award

This year, the NH Beekeepers Association is proud to be awarding 2 (two) SCHOLARSHIPS of $1000.00 each. These scholarships – The George S. Hamilton Award- will be presented to the 2 students who are selected as winners of the scholarship contest. Students must be enrolled in a post-secondary school in the agricultural, biology, and/or honey […]

January 14, 2018 | By More
EAS 2018 Information

EAS 2018 Information

         EAS 2018 AUGUST 13-17, 2018 HAMPTON ROADS CONVENTION CENTER 1610 COLISEUM DR, HAMPTON, VA HTTP://THEHRCC.COM/ Now that winter is upon us here in New Hampshire, our bees are all clustered for the winter, and it is truly the ‘beekeeper’s season’. A time to reflect on how the previous year unfolded for […]

December 26, 2017 | By More
NHBA Fall meeting – Oct 21, 2017

NHBA Fall meeting – Oct 21, 2017

The NHBA Fall meeting will be held on October 21, 2017 from 9am-3pm. It is hosted by Pemi-Baker Beekeepers Association Location: Bridgewater Town Hall, 297 Mayhew Tpke (Rte 3A) Bridgewater NH 03222    Speakers: Chris Cripps: of Betterbee will be speaking on the relationship between nosema and dysentery, and small-scale wax production if there is […]

August 21, 2017 | By More
Beekeeping Seminar on 8/19 in Fall River, MA

Beekeeping Seminar on 8/19 in Fall River, MA

Bristol County Beekeepers Association, Inc. in Dighton, MA is  is hosting an all day beekeeping seminar on Saturday August 19th at Bristol Community College in Fall River, MA. It is open to all beekeepers as well as the general public.   The speakers are:  Samuel Ramsey – a PHD candidate, Erin MacGregor-Forbes – EAS Chairwoman, The […]

July 23, 2017 | By More
Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship Recipients!

Congratulations to  Megan Bolduc  & Meghan O’Neil our 2017  George E Hamilton Scholarship Recipients! Megan Bolduc is attending The Ohio State University, and Meghan O’Neil is attending Rochester Institute of Technology.  

June 26, 2017 | By More
2017 Musterfield Picnic

2017 Musterfield Picnic

We had a great day for a picnic at Musterfield Farms on June 24.    Pictures are posted on our facebook page:   https://www.facebook.com/NHBeekeepers Here is the information that Dr. Alan Eaton handed out at the meeting.

June 26, 2017 | By More
NHBA 2017 Summer Picnic

NHBA 2017 Summer Picnic

NHBA’s annual Summer outing is coming up soon!  Here are the details:  The outing is FREE for current NHBA members.  Date/Time :  June 24, 2017   from 10-3  Location:  Musterfield Farms,   Harvey Road, North Sutton, NH  Speakers & Topics:  Jan Mercieri, North Country Beekeepers, will give a talk about the Flow Hive. Dr. Alan […]

June 3, 2017 | By More
NHBA 2016-17 Hive Loss Survey

NHBA 2016-17 Hive Loss Survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Hive Loss survey! We received data on 130 towns, 1004 Hives and 353 NUCs. Unfortunately, our hive loss over the winter of 2016-17 was 65% for hives and 40% for NUCs The detailed results of the survey can be found here:   2016-17 NHBA Hive Loss Survey

May 14, 2017 | By More