The Beekeepers of Indiana

“The Official Organization for All Indiana Beekeepers”
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FALL CONFERENCE AND FALL BEE SCHOOL 2017

Our Fall Meeting and Conference of The Beekeepers of Indiana will be held at Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and Marina, 9301 South Fairfax Road, Bloomington, IN  47401.

The guest speaker is Dr. Roger Hoopingarner, a retired entomologist from Michigan State University. We have several other sessions including History of Beekeeping in Indiana, How to Render Your Beeswax and an ever popular Panel Discussion.

Registration is now open for the Fall Conference and Fall Bee School.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!!!

We host a Fall Conference and a Fall Bee School the same day, same location.  Registration for each is separate.  Click here for Fall Conference registration.  If you wish to mail in your registration form for the Fall Conference, click here to download, print and mail in the form.

If you wish to attend the Fall Bee School, you register for the Fall Bee School and only the Fall Bee School.  Click here to register for the Fall Bee School.  If you wish to mail in your registration form for the Fall Bee School, click here to download, print and mail in the form.

We have arranged for special rates at the Inn.  For booking the rooms, you just need to call their front desk (812-824-2628) and give them the group name “Beekeepers of Indiana”, they will be happy to reserve you a room.

Room Type Rate
Deluxe Suite $259.00
Studio Suite $159.00
Lakeside King $139.00
Lakeside Double $139.00

SELECTED NEWS FOR BEEKEEPERS

Survey to assess honeybee losses in Indiana.  READ MORE

Position Statement of The Beekeepers of Indiana  The board of directors passed this statement on October 28, 2016  READ MORE

New publication from Greg and Glady’s Andino.  Differential gene expresssion in Varroa jacobsoni mites following a host shift to Europena honey bees (Apis mellifera)  READ MORE

Health Canada issues notice of intent on use of neonicotinoid pesticides in 2014.

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INDIANA QUEEN PROJECT

The Indiana queen project was developed to provide Indiana beekeepers with northern-bred stocks that are tolerant to tracheal and Varroa mites. This project will benefit beekeepers who adopt this as well as nearby beekeeping operations, by preventing the spread of mite-infested bees…  READ MORE


MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS OR JOIN THE BEEKEEPERS OF INDIANA

Have you renewed your membership yet, or, want to join?  There are two simple ways to renew or sign up.  You may continue to renew or sign up as instructed below until our new website is up and available.

If you are not a member, we encourage anyone who has an interest in beekeeping or related areas to join.   If you are unsure when your membership expires, contact Debbie at beekeepers.indiana@yahoo.com or call 317-432-9578.

For new memberships, download the The Beekeepers of Indiana Form and mail your membership info and dues.

If you’d like to sign-up on-line, click here.