Monthly Archives: March 2014

April 1 Meeting – Weather, Swarms, Packages & Small-Scale Queen Rearing

7:00-7:30 Beginners Session and Q&A (Robert Clark) – Weather problems & early nectar flows – Swarm management – Package installation Long-time beekeeper Robert Clark provides monthly topics based on an annual, local beekeeping management calendar, with each 30-minute session divided … Continue reading

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2014 Pacific Northwest Treatment-Free Beekeeping Conference

2014 Pacific Northwest Treatment-Free Beekeeping Conference Science Supports Healthy Bees! August 2-3, Medford, Oregon This year’s conference will allow participants to experience our small, diverse farm in Southern Oregon. A great lineup of speakers includes Maryann Frasier and Sam Comfort. … Continue reading

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Spring Reversals – Why and Why Not

As mentioned at the meeting – Walt Wright on why reversing may be doing the opposite of what you intend. http://www.beesource.com/point-of-view/walt-wright/spring-reversal-not-good-management-for-all-areas/

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2014 Member Benefits – Why Join Now

Membership in SVB is $20/year per family and offers many benefits. Only members who are paid in full may: receive discounts on woodenware and packages participate in the SVB mentor program participate in club apiary inspections rent club equipment (e.g. … Continue reading

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