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

The Apiary Classes for those who attended the Beginning Beekeeping Classes have been rescheduled for June 1st and June 4th at Bob Finch’s and Sue Garing’s bee yards at 1:00. We would welcome more helpers.  If you are interested, please contact Bob, Sue or me. (,,

 at the club hives 294 Ostrum Rd. Kirkwood and two other locations (directions in your email)
 June  Probable field class or field trip
 July  Start thinking about varroa treatments!
 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!
 August   Summer Picnic
 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