Want to be a beekeeper? Download our booklet with info on what is required to get started and be a successful beekeeper!
For the latest recommendations on Varroa monitoring and control, visit the Honey Bee Health Coalition website.
Our November, 2020 meeting via Zoom with guest speaker Jay Williams:
Our October, 2020 meeting via Zoom with guest speaker Al Taylor:
Our September, 2020 meeting via Zoom with guest speaker Trevor Qualls:
Our 8/9/20 meeting via Zoom with guest speaker John Benham:
Our 1/14/18 meeting topic was microscopy including the study of pollen. Below are some related links:
- https://youtu.be/0UEpq1W9C_E – Superb animation of the Reproductive Cycle of Flowering Plants, about 18 minutes, good for all ages.
- https://www.paldat.org/info/about – Free online, World’s largest Database for Palynological Data, several easy to use teaching tools and the first chapter of “Our Book” readable online.
- https://globalpollenproject.org/ The Global Pollen Project is another online free Open Platform for Pollen Identification.
Click here for the presentation on Legal and Medical Aspects of Beekeeping by Dr Stokes Peebles, Dr. Seth Cooper, and Michael Brent (2-12-17).
Click here for generic epipen coupon for CVS. Prescription required.
Click here for info on registering your apiary with the state of Tennessee
Click here for mentor opportunities in local beeyards
Click here for info on our club lending library
Click here for info related to Michael Brent’s presentation on Legal Liability at the July, 2016 meeting (PDF format)
Click below to download documents provided by David Cook, University of Tennessee Extension at the Feb 2016 meeting (PDF format)
- Federal Pollinator Health Efforts
- Honey Bee Nutrition by Zachary Huang
- Nectar Food Plants for Honeybees
- Plants for Pollinators
Click here to download Jim Tew’s “A Plan for a Very Simple Observation Hive” (Word document)
Click here to download “Oxalic Acid for the Treatment of Varroa” (PDF file), provided by Jim Primus