OBBA April Meeting Sticky

Apr
01

The bad news: It's tax season!

The good news: OBBA April meeting is coming up!

Come to the April meeting, Thursday April 17, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. We meet at the Orange County Extension offices, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando. This month we meet in the Magnolia Room.

Jason is working on a guest speaker and as soon as that is confirmed, we will let you know.

See you then.

P.S. Get your taxes done!

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Hive Splitting Workshop

Apr
15

Jason has scheduled a workshop for Saturday, April 19, 2014 on How to do Splits.

If you know how, please come to help and if you don't know how, please come to learn.

Saturday, April 19, 9:00 a.m. - Noon, Orange County Extension offices, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando in the back where the OBBA apiary is.

Remember the rules:

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March Meeting

Mar
13

The March meeting has a very special speaker! We will have Tom Shupe, Wildlife Biologist from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FFWC) speak to us about bears and bees. Mr. Shupe will present a power point along with his lecture. He is available for Q&A after the presentation.

Out meeting is Thursday March 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Orange County Extension Office, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

If you need beekeeping supplies, pre-order with D&J by calling them at: (352) 669-4233

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February Meeting

Feb
09

The February meeting of the Orange Blossom Beekeepers Association will be Thursday February 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Magnolia Room of the Orange County Extension Offices, 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

Topic/speaker to be announced.

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December Meeting

Dec
12

Last meeting of 2013!

Join us at the Orange County Extension Offices, Azalea Room, 7:00 p.m., 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL. Thursday, December 19, 2013.

We will have a guest speaker (TBA).

Bee there!

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November Meeting

Nov
21

The November OBBA meeting will be Thursday November 21, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Azalea Room of the Orange County Extension Offices located at 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando.

If you need beekeeping supplies pre-order at D&J by calling 352-669-4233. Remember, They will NOT be coming to any meetings during the month of December, so if you need something, order it NOW.

We will hold our Officer Elections (if there are any) during this meeting.
The topic of this month's lecture will be "winterizing your Bees".

See you then!

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October Meeting

Oct
02

You do not want to miss this meeting!

Dr. Jamie Ellis, Associate Professor, University of Florida Honey Bee Research Lab will be out guest speaker. Dr. Ellis is the leading authority on all things bees in Florida so write down your questions and be prepared to be blown away by him!

Our meeting starts at 7:00 p.m., Thursday October 17, 2013 at the Orange County Extension Offices. The address is: 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL. We will meet in the Azalea Room.

If you have any raffle items, please bring them.

See you on the 17th!

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August OBBA Meeting

Aug
02

Our August meeting will be Thursday, August 15, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at the Orange County Extension Offices, address 6021 S. Conway Road, Orlando, FL. We will meet in the Magnolia Room.

This month we will discuss the various ways of feeding bees (very important this time of year!) and the upcoming National Honey Bee Day (August 17).

If you need beekeeping equipment and would like to pre-order, contact D&J at: (352) 669-4233.

See you at the meeting!

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OBBA Workshop

Mar
11

President Jason Deeringer has scheduled another fun and interesting workshop!

Saturday, March 30, 10:00 a.m. at the Orange County Extension offices. Meet in the back by the Apiary.

This workshop we will be installing bees into hives from nucs and replacing queens. The weather will (hopefully) not be freezing and should be a perfect day.

See you there!

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FSBA Honey Queen

2013 Florida Honey Queen

TAMPA, FL -- The Florida State Beekeepers Association is proud to announce their 2013 Florida Honey Queen Susannah. She was crowned at the FSBA Annual Convention held in Tampa Florida on November 2, 2012 at the very well attended Friday night Banquet.

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