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
No Meeting

Board meeting at the Spot Restaurant (Upper Front St.) 6pm, January 16

 April 3
Board Elections - please contact Bob Talkiewicz (607-427-2420, if you're interested in joining the board.

Speaker: Round table discussion on spring beekeeping issue.
Bob Finch will give his monthly "What you should be doing now for your bees" talk.

Post meeting meeting: how to install your NUC review for new beekeepers (all welcome)

Club HIVE Raffle tickets on sale and drawing.   Lucky winners should contact Sue Garing ( to schedule hive pickup.
  7pm Chenango Town Hall
 May 1
 General Meeting.   Your questions answered by a panel of local beekeepers!   Focusing on installation and care of nucs, packages and queens.
  7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Nuc Pick Up - watch the nuc order page for information
 June Field Class - detail TBA
 Field Trip - detail TBA
 August   7 Board Meeting at Bob Finch's
 6pm Bob Finch's
 Sept 4
 General Meeting.
  7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Oct 2
 General Meeting.
  7pm Chenango Town Hall
 Nov. 10 (Saturday)
 Dinner Meeting.   Tea Cup auction.
  6pm Chenango Town Hall
 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.
 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.

You can pay online too