Our objective is to promote the art and skills of beekeeping in Indiana and throughout the world. By doing so, we preserve and improve the general environment in which we live, assist in providing better crop yield, provide high quality honey, and we do our part to preserve bees.
Field Day and Beginners Beekeeping Class - Saturday, May 30th @ 8 am - Buskirk Engineering
Hands on with hives bring your gear. Free to attend. RSVP if you would like a catered lunch ($10 / person), or feel free to bring your own. Contact Dean Gerber to RSVP for a lunch via email.
Duane Rekeweg will be teaching Beginners Beekeeping Class at Field Day, this is also free to attend for all those interested.
Restrictions and Guidelines for Field Day and Beginners Beekeeping Class
1.) Please bring your own chair for field day.
2.) Please wear a face mask when not eating.
3.) If you have been in contact with anyone who has been exposed to COVID-19, please do not attend.
4.) If you are feeling ill or have a fever, please do not attend.
5.) Limited to 100 people.
6.) Comply with state and federal guidelines.
Special thanks to James Ringswald and James Wheeler
We provide volunteer beekeepers to remove swarms of honeybees in our community. Call Ted Braun at (260) 625-3477 or Rick Stephens (260) 610-1040 if you need assistance.
For the new beekeeper, or just an extra set of hands and eyes for troubleshooting, we have a list of seasoned apiarists ready to answer any questions.
We have lists of local and national suppliers for all of your beekeeping needs. Be sure to check out other additional resources to find out more about honeybees. You can also find local honey for sale here.