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Feb 23 Bee School FULL!

All the classes for the Central Ohio Beekeepers Bee School are full. Registration... 

2019 COBA Calendars

The 2019 COBA Calendar are available. Price is $15.00, and can be purchased at the... 

2018 Election Notice

The results of our election at the October meeting; President – Mike Hatter Vice... 

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Volunteering Opportunities

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We frequently get requests for speakers to make presentations about bees and beekeeping.... 

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Current Events

Swarms and stuff!

One of our members went to collect a swarm recently, and was somewhat surprised when the insects were not honeybees, but Baldfaced Hornets! He was able to collect the hornets, and is working to dispose of them. If you’re not familiar with baldfaced hornets, they can destroy a beehive in short order! In addition to the hornets, we are also getting... [Read more of this review]

Bee Study on Neonicotinoids

Attached is a link to the latest study on neonics. http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2016/160816/ncomms12459/full/ncomms12459.html  Read More →

Nucs

We recently heard from both Kent Williams and Dan O’Hanlon about the benefit of buying nucs to start beekeeping with. The greatest advantage in their option is that you are getting an established hive. But exactly what is a nuc. I’ve always been taught that a nuc is five frames of bees and brood with an established laying queen. These may... [Read more of this review]

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