January 8th Meeting

Join the New River Valley Beekeepers Association at 6:30 p.m., Thurs., January 8th 2015 at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg .

A 30 minute video of Ann Harman speaking at The National Honey Show in England from Oct 2014 will be shown. Her talk is about Sugar and our bees. This includes- Sucrose inverting to Glucose and Fructose, High Fructose Corn Syrup- what are the pros and cons, What is HMF and how is it formed, Making your own fondant, and a brief mention of making creamed honey. Ann is from northern VA and has been very involved with the VA State Beekeepers Assoc, EAS, and ABF for quite a while.

 

One of our members will also talk about making creamed honey.

We’ll have the monthly equipment raffle and a discussion of managing colonies through the  winter.

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