Southern Tier Beekeepers, Broome County, NY

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Southern Tier Beekeepers Association members are working together to learn the tools and techniques needed to keep healthy hives in today's challenging environment.  We meet year around!

Club Meetings are held at 7pm (unless otherwise noted) the Chenango Town Hall,1525 NY RT 12, aka Upper Front Street, in the Town of Chenango (~0.3 miles North of the new Price Chopper.) Generally, club Meetings are the first Tuesday of the month during the fall and winter. Please check back regularly for updated information, plans change!

WINTER WEATHER CANCELLATIONS: If Binghamton Schools are closed we are staying home by the fire and cancelling the meeting.  Watch our Facebook page for a notice as well.


 When      What     Where
 Field Trip - detail TBA
 August 5
 STBA PICNIC   NOON    JoAnn Kieffer's "Deck Dock"  3390 Hance Road, Binghamton NY 13903.    Potluck "sides" and desserts.  STBA will provide the drinks and entrees.

11am Board Meeting all welcome.
 3390 Hance Road, Binghamton NY
 August 7 Board Meeting at Bob Finch's
 6pm Bob Finch's
Sept 9
  Fieldtrip:  Bob Finch has set up a visit to Jon Ryan’s Honey House on Sept. 9thth.  The address is 3259 Long Hill Rd., Scipio Center 13147.  Take Rt. 34 North toward Auburn from Ithaca, turn ease (right) on Long Hill Rd., Jon ‘s house is about 35 min, from Ithaca.  He highly recommends this fieldtrip. 3259 Long Hill Rd., Scipio Center 13147
 Sept 4
 General Meeting.     Extracting demonstration. Focusing on extracting crystalized honey.  Darlene Kunuk will speak about the SUNY Broome Incubator   7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Oct 2
 General Meeting.
  7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Nov. 10 (Saturday)
 Dinner Meeting.  Speaker:  Frank Lacata of Mann-Lake.  Tea Cup auction.

Potluck but the club will provide baked chicken.

NOTE VENUE CHANGE!!!  The dinner will be held at Cornell Cooperative Extension in the auditorium (basement level).  840 Upper Front St. next to AppleBESs restaurant.   Lots of parking behind the building.
  6pm Cornell Cooperative Extension.
840 Upper Front St #2, Binghamton, NY 13905
 Dec. 4
 General Meeting.   Bring your products to sell.
  7pm Chenango Town Hall
 2019      7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Jan. 8    
 General Meeting.
 7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Feb. 5
 General Meeting.
 7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Mar. 5
 General Meeting.
 7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Apr. 5
 General Meeting.   Elections
 7pm Chenango Town Hall
 May 7
 General Meeting.
 7pm Chenango Town Hall

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Dues are due in October.  Please join us  and renew for membership for $15.

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