Category Archives: beekeeper education

January 11th 2018 meeting

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday 11th January 2018 at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg .  For our first meeting of 2018 we are fortunate to have Tim Service as our speaker. … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment

Introducing the NRVBA President for 2018: Fred Jones

President-elect Fred Jones would like to share with you his vision for the NRVBA in 2018: As president-elect of the NRVBA I would like to introduce myself and give a brief summary of what to expect in 2018. To begin, … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings | Leave a comment

May 11th: Honey bee diseases and pests

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday 11th May at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg when  Virginia Tech entomology emeritus professor Dr. Richard Fell will discuss honey bee diseases and pests. We will have our … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment

April 13th Meeting: Hardy Survivor Stock

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday 13th April at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg when Judge O’Hanlon from West Virginia will talk about producing queens and hardy  survivor stock. Dan O’Hanlon has been a beekeeper & … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment

February 9th meeting: Building your own hives

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday 9th February at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg when NRVBA members Richard Reid, Jim Hill, Glenn Buss and Jerry Borger will show us various aspects of woodenware … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment

November 10th Meeting: “A History of Top Bar Hives”

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday 10th November at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg  when Dr  Marcel Durieux will give a talk “From ‘appropriate technology’ to ‘balanced beekeeping’: a history of the top … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment

Beginning Beekeeper’s Course

Members of the New River Valley Beekeepers’Association will present a Beginning Beekeeper’s Course at 220 Price Hall on the Virginia Tech Campus, Blacksburg, VA. The course covers everything a beginner needs to know to start keeping honey bees, and lasts … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, special events | Leave a comment

October 13th: Honey Tasting

Please join us at the next meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday October 13th at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg  when   member and NRVBA Secretary Sue Hossack will give directions for making creamed … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment

September 8th meeting: The AZ Hive

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday September 8th  at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg  when long-time member and past-president Mark Chorba will talk about “The AZ Hive- Beekeeping from another point of … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment

August 11th Meeting: Learning About Risk from Well-Trained Bees

Please join us at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday August 11th  at the Montgomery County Health and Human Services Building at 210 Pepper St., Christiansburg  when PhD candidate James M. Wilson will talk about “Learning About Risk from Well-Trained Bees.” Pesticide risk to non-target … Continue reading

Posted in beekeeper education, meetings, speakers | Leave a comment