Next Meeting: April 15th, 2017 - 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.
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,…
Here are some pics from a fall cut out we assisted with in Sharpsburg. Kudos to Ruthann and Tyler for doing an awesome job with their first cutout! ——
Bees Literally Worrying Themselves to Death
From: http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2015/06/bees-are-literally-worrying-themselves-to-death.html The American honeybee is in peril, you might have heard, if you are the sort of person who likes a ghost story. In the last year, beekeepers lost 42 percent of their colonies, another peak in a string of mass die-offs on the scale of plagues: In the…
Off to a running start!
The first meeting of the Fayette Beekeepers was a long time and a lot of work in the making, but the turn out and level of participation was far greater than expected. In all twenty-one (21) smiling faces showed up, some driving no short distance to make it. (thank you…