Category Archives: NRVBA

Observation Hives: A Presentation by Frank Linton of the Virginia Beekeepers Association

The Virginia State Beekeepers Association will host a presentation by Frank Linton on March 10, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Observing Honey Bees at Home You cannot be a good beekeeper if you don’t know much about bees. And it is … Continue reading

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Speakers’ and Topics Schedule for 2021

Below is our speakers’ and topics schedule for 2021. We appreciate those who will so graciously share their time and talents to help all of us be better beekeepers. 2021 Monthly Presentations January                Beekeeper’s Calendar            Jerry Borger February              Preventing Swarms               Fred Jones … Continue reading

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Informative Internet Videos

We have added a new resource for club members. It is entitled Informative Internet Videos. To access this resource go to the Member Resources tab. Click on it and scroll down to the Informative Internet Videos post. Click on it, … Continue reading

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Join the NRVBA or Renew Current Membership

In order to join the NRVBA or to renew your current membership, there are two options: You can send a check ($10 Individual/$15 Family) to our mailing address, which is: NRVBA PO Box 6 Pilot, VA 24138 You can send … Continue reading

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Zoom Video of the 11/12/2020 NRVBA Monthly Meeting

Click here to view the Zoom recording of our last members meeting.

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November 12, 2020 Meeting: Mike Palmer’s video presentation

Comb Honey Production Many of you are familiar with Mike Palmer.  Mike began beekeeping with two package hives in 1974 and now owns French Hill Apiaries at St Albans, Vermont where he annually produces over one thousand queens and manages … Continue reading

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Honey Extractor Covid-19 Policy

EXTRACTOR CHECKOUT AND USE GUIDELINES Anyone picking up the extractor should bring an individual with them to assist in loading the extractor All parties are required to wear a mask during exchanges All buckets, screens, knife, decapping tool should be washed … Continue reading

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Hive Equipment Loans

Due to you know what (Covid-19) the board has decided to suspend all equipment loans for the time being. This includes the hive carrier, the honey extractor, and the teaching hives. When we receive further guidance from the proper authorities, … Continue reading

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March 12 Meeting

March 12, 2020 Meeting:  Fred Jones will present, “Swarms: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly” Fred is an eleven-year beekeeper who unwittingly became introduced to swarming when, in his second year of managing bees, his four hives swarmed at least … Continue reading

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February 13 Meeting

(NB) The webmaster was in Argentina the week of February meeting, and therefore was not able to post the agenda. My apologies … February 13, 2020 Meeting:   Dr Holly Scoggins presents:  Garden Plants for Bees Can a few garden … Continue reading

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