January 13, 2020

Gary Raines, gave a very informative presentation on what to look for in your hive for the months of January, February and March. Between now and March a lot of hives are lost due to starvation. Walk through your bee yard and take notes of the activity in the colony. D...

November 11, 2019

The new 2020 officers were elected for the Northwest GA Beekeepers Association. Left to right is Treasurer Steve Wilson, Secretary Sandy Coontz, President Mike Thorn berry , Vice Presisent Larry Little

October 19, 2019

We had a great turn out for our first beginner’s beekeeping class on Saturday, Oct. 19, 

October 8, 2019

The group reviewed the agenda and material for the Beekeeper Class. 

UGA Extension Walker County and the Northwest Georgia Beekeepers Association are hosting a beginner’s beekeeping short course on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walker County Ag. Center...

October 3, 2019

UGA Extension Walker County and the Northwest Georgia Beekeepers Association are hosting a beginner’s beekeeping short course on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Walker County Ag. Center, 10052 Highway 27 North, Rock Spring. The registration fee before M...

September 10, 2019

September Meeting 

New Beekeeper session

The group reviewed a handout on how to over-winter your bees.  The session handout covered the material presented by Stewart Ledford, President of TN Valley Beekeepers Association at our last meeting.  Several hive configurations...

August 12, 2019

August Meeting

Stewart Ledford, President of TN Valley Beekeepers Association gave a very informative presentation on Hive Winterization. (A copy of this presentation can be emailed).

Getting your hive ready for the winter begins NOW!

  • Time to “right size” your hive

...

Wade Hutcheson, Walker County Extension Agent gave a very interesting and informative presentation on the different types of bees and wasps. 

Upcoming Events

August 12 - NWGA Beekeepers Monthly Meeting

August 22 – Honey Show

Sept 29 – Walker County Agricultural Fair

Oc...

President Mike Thornberry talked about the success of the honeybee festival and interest in the upcoming beekeepers class. Mike also gave a short presentation of the topics that will be  covered in the class and members can sign up to help. 

Chattooga County A...

June 12, 2019

It’s time to nominate outstanding members of your beekeeping community for the Beekeeper of the Year award.

The deadline for nominations is July 15.

The GBA Beekeeper of the Year is a GBA member who has not only demonstrated and promoted good beekeeping, but who is also...

Please reload

Recent Posts

January 13, 2020

November 11, 2019

October 8, 2019

September 10, 2019

August 12, 2019

July 8, 2019

June 12, 2019

Please reload

Archive
Please reload