Next Meeting: February 18th, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Location: Next to Truett's Luau in Fayette - 600 West Lanier Ave, Suite 110
What we do
The Fayette County Beekeepers is operated by the Fayette County Farm Bureau and is open to anyone with an interest in beekeeping. We meet monthly for general fellowship and to discuss anything and everything related to our stewardship of native pollinators and honeybees.
We provide educational opportunities for both beginner and veteran beekeeper alike.
We represent the interests of honeybees in the community and to the media.
We provide a path for new beekeepers to actively learn from more experienced beekeepers
We facilitate meaningful dialog among our members.
Hey Folks, We’re going to start taking orders for packages next week. These are three pound packages with a mated queen purchased from Gardeners / Spell Bee Co in Baxley, GA. Payment will be required in full. These packages are will be available March 31 for pickup. Cost is going…
Attempt to Remove Bees Ends in Total Loss House Fire
Photo credit: Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services Originally posted by Christopher Dunn at Fayette County News An attempt to get rid of pests ended in a devastating house fire Sunday evening. The homeowners, trying to get rid of a nest of bees, lit a stick on fire and pushed…
Young Harris Beekeeping Institute Registration Open
Wednesday, May 10th – Saturday, May 13 2017 Registration for the 2017 Young Harris / UGA Beekeeping Institute is now open! All registration will be conducted online. Click on this link to access the registration form: https://ugeorgia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_01krGC8NKJWpgFv Click here for more information: http://caes2.caes.uga.edu/bees/young-harris/index.html Please send any questions to Bear and…
Video: Encouraging Pollinators and Beneficial Insects
Kim Tole of the Fayette Extension Office came out and gave a great presentation at our November 2015 Meeting. It was unfortunately a small turn out, but the video can be seen below. We also had a few new folks show up for the meeting so welcome to Ken, Donna,…