The Beekeepers of Indiana

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

October 27/28, 2017 will be the Fall Meeting and Conference and will held at Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and Marina.

We have arranged for special rates and they are available immediately.  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

Once again, lunch will be included.

Registration will open August 1.  Our guest speaker will be Roger Hoopingarner.

We will be holding a Fall Bee School again this year.  Check back for more information.


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.


BEEKEEPING SCHOOL

The Beekeepers of Indiana held its fifteenth Bee School in Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday February 25, 2017, at Decatur Central High School, 5251 Kentucky Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana 46221.  With over 1,200 people in attendance, 40 vendors and several crafters, everyone had a great time.  Look here for information on the next Bee School in 2018.