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January 5, 2010

American Bee Federation

I did attend the National Bee conference that was held in Orlando this January. There was just too much going on that I really don’t know where to start. Several speakers were there that I knew or at least know of. Some I met and some I did not get the pleasure. A lot of […]

August 31, 2009

Florida State Beekeepers Annual Meeting

Mark your calender. The Florida State Beekeepers Association (FSBA) will be having their annual conference in conjunction with the Bee College November 5, 6, and 7, 2009 in Monticello, Florida. For more Information contact: Bert Kelly – (863)644-6944 or

August 29, 2009

Tupelo Annual Workshop

Here is another workshop you might wish to attend: TUPELO BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION BEGINNING BEEKEEPERS SEMINAR Cutts Honey House, 1533 Clayton Road Chipley, Fl. 32348 When? Oct. 9 & 10. The cost for this is $ 10.00 each and $ 5.00 for 12 Yrs. and under. Please register by Oct.1 so we have a head count […]

August 28, 2009

Fish Fry/Mini-Workshop

Fish Fry/Mini-Workshop

February 2, 2009

Attend the Chautauqua

The North Escambia Bee Association (NEBA) invites every one to our Chautauqua at the Northview High School located on FL State 4 just east of Bratt, FL. Lots of information, visiting, honey and bee gadgets will be judged if any of you bring something to the judges to be judged. Go to the link to […]

January 30, 2009

Judging Honey Shows

General Rules for the Chautauqua Judging of Bee Related Items: Anyone may enter. The judge(s) reserves the right to limit the number of entries on a first-come, first-admitted basis. There are twelve show classes: Extracted honey: Light Extracted honey: Amber Extracted honey: Dark Chunk honey (honey in comb in jar with liquid honey) Black jar […]

November 21, 2008

Chautauqua Update

There seems to be some confusion about the date for the Chautauqua in Feb. The correct date is the 21st. That will be the 3rd Saturday in February, 2009. It will be held at Northview High School in Bratt, FL on Florida State Road 4 about 8 miles west of US 29 out of Century, […]

November 15, 2008


Chautauqua is the Creek Seminole word for rendezvous, which is meeting under truce for trade or exchanging information. Time for Pow Wow and peace talks. We have added another definition. Rendezvous to exchange ideas and goods and to help new beekeepers by giving them direction and answer questions at the same time as giving information […]

July 14, 2008

Workshop In Chipley

I attended this past Saturday, a workshop sponsored by the Tupelo Beekeepers Association. It was held at Laurence Cutt’s honey house in Chipley, FL. There were 150 registured participants and I would guess about half of them were new wannabee’s and about 1/4 th of the remaining were new beekeepers with one to three hives. […]

June 24, 2008

Upcoming Workshops

Here is the next beekeeping workshop in Northwest: TUPELO BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION (Preregister by July 3) Beginning Beekeepers Seminar Cutts Honey House 1533 Clayton Road Chipley, Fl. 32348 When? July 12, 2008. The cost for this is $15.00 each and $10.00 per child. You must register by July 3, 2008. Preregistration is required to assure a […]