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UESBA's purpose is to organize programs for current and future beekeepers, educate and teach responsible and modern beekeeping practices, and inform the public of the importance of honey bees to our survival. The UESBA serves primarily Cecil, Kent, and Queen Anne’s Counties of Maryland.

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The President's Corner

Join the UESBA for our last meeting of 2022!  Speaker to be announced shortly.

When:  November 9, 2022
Time: 6:30 PM
Where: 25050 Learman Road, Chestertown, MD

Important Directions Info:

When you turn onto Learman Road, the driveway entrance is on the right about 100 yards after you turn onto Learman.  There is a big wagon wheel at the entrance to the driveway.  Ignore the GPS when it tells you to go 1/4 mile and the location will be on the left!  The GPS is lying to you .  When you turn right at the wagon wheel, follow the driveway up until you see buildings.  The meeting will be in the metal sided barn, which is the first building on your right.  It is fine to park anywhere on the grass.

 

Local Sales 

Varroa resistant queens from a local (Crumpton) apiarist. https://bettybeequeenco.com 

Synthetic Drawn Comb: Contamination Concern

Bees are dying at an alarming rate. Amsterdam may have the answer.

Bees Required to Create an Excellent Blueberry Crop

 

Meetings completed this year:

 

September 14 Bee Association Meeting

 

Looking forward to having you at the Upper Eastern Shore Beekeeping Association September meeting this Wednesday.  Since it’s a new location, I wanted to update you with some additional directions assistance.  When you turn onto Learman Road, the driveway entrance is on the right about 100 yards after you turn onto Learman.  There is a big wagon wheel at the entrance to the driveway.  Ignore the GPS when it tells you to go 1/4 mile and the location will be on the left!  The GPS is lying to you :-).  When you turn right at the wagon wheel, follow the driveway up until you see buildings.  The meeting will be in the metal sided barn, which is the first building on your right.  It is fine to park anywhere on the grass.

Join the Upper Eastern Shore Beekeepers Association for a September Meeting in a new, spacious Chestertown venue.  Plenty of room for social distancing.

DATE:  September 14, 2022
TIME: 6:30 PM
TOPIC:  Preparing for Winter
SPEAKER:  Allan Storm (Stormy Acres Bee Farm)
LOCATION:  25050 Learman Road
                      Chestertown, MD

 

Starting Friday Sept. 1 and going for about 1 week: Its honey extraction time!

The Lieber's are offering their extraction room and equipment to the bee association members. Contact Gary Robinson 443-480-2285 robsongaryandnancy@gmail.com to arrange an extraction time.

  • bring your frames and bottles

  • we are asking a $1 donation to defray electricity costs

 

Mentoring contacts:

   Sam Beachy 410-708-9935  or

   Gary Robson 443-480-2285