Southern Tier Beekeepers, Broome County, NY

GOT BEES IN YOUR WALLS or TREES?   See a SWARM?   See our list of bee catching members here

Interested in becoming a beekeeper?   Look for a class in the Suny-Broome Adult Ed. catalog.   STBA classes are usually conducted in January.
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
 July 22
ESHPA annual picnic at Dyce Lab, 209 Freese Rd, Ithaca, NY      
Good food, NY beekeepers, hands-on sessions.
July 31 - August 4 EAS 2017 at the University of Delaware. 
A week of learning!    Lots of vendors!

The annual STBA Picnic will be hosted by JoAnn Kieffer at 3390 Hance Road, Binghamton, NY 13903 on Saturday August 12th at 4 pm.  There will be a board meeting preceding the picnic at 3 pm. 

Families are welcome.  There is a pavilion,a large yard  and a pond. Please bring a dish to pass and your own place setting .  So that we don't have all desserts, there is a sign-up file so you can see what everyone is planning to bring allowing you to plan accordingly.  Just  click "STBA Picnic Sign Up" below and then click on the link it opens up. Next click on," Ëdit in Browser,"and fill in your information.  When you exit, your entry will be saved.  You can go in and edit your entry as many times as you wish.

STBA Picnic Sign Up

 4pm 3390 Hance Road, Binghamton, NY 13903

3pm Board Meeting
 September 5
 7pm Membership Meeting
 7pm Chenango Town Hall
 October 3
 7pm Speaker: we're working on bringing in Paul Cappy  7pm Chenango Town Hall
 November 4
 Dinner Meeting.   6pm Speaker: we're working on bringing in Peter Borst
 6pm Chenango Town Hall
 November 17-18
ESHPA Fall Meeting    November 17-18, 2017
Four Points By Sheraton Niagara Falls Fallsview
6455 Fallsview Blvd, Niagara Falls, ON Canada
Joint meeting with Ontario Beekeepers Association.   Two full days of talks and vendors.
 December 5
 7pm Membership Meeting
 7pm Chenango Town Hall
 October 13
 Dinner Meeting.   6pm Speaker: we're working on bringing in Mike Palmer
  6pm Chenango Town Hall

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


2017 Membership Renewal Hive Raffle winner is
Jeramie Rounds

2017 Members Only Hive Raffle winners are:
Lettie Jagger and Diane Weyna