Queen's Castle Beekeepers Assoc.
Minutes for the Queen’s Castle Beekeepers Assoc.
21980 U. S. Hwy 29, Andalusia, AL 36420, 334-222-0751/376-9824.
Everyone gave a report on how many hives they have
and Lucy - 30 hives Escambia County
Robinson - 15 hives Butler County
and Jim Daugherty - 2 hives (I full and I not full) 6 miles south of
Opp, AL (Kinson)
Melanie Carpenter - none Andalusia
- 3 hives on Hwy 55 Florala
Sanders - 2 hives Hwy 29 Andalusia
Helton, Austin Gibbs - 9 hives Atmore, AL
Vicky Barrow - 22 hives, Pleasant Home Community Hwy 29
Anthony Ammons and grandson, Cam - 6 hives Andalusia,
Brock - just starting beekeeping 331 east on 70, Rose Hill on Holmes
Langford Road, Opp
The treasury report was given: At the end of June
we had $555.92
Dues are still $10 a person or $15 per family.
The following work days for block laying on the
new club house are: September 13, 2014
and October 11, 2014.
If you use the drone cell foundation to test for
varroa mites: If you see 3 to 10 mites per 100
drone bees, put frames in freezer for 4 days to
kill varroa mites.
Can treat hives for varroa mites with Apistan
strips, Mite - Away strips or Hopguard.
are better than package bees, because they have five frames of bees
with the queen,
already drawn out frames.
Millie Bee has nucs for $115.
did honey bees like or benefit from the crotalaria plant. She has a
field of it. The
no, they do not. They like partridge pea, which blooms from
June till frost.
Clover they like, along with Japanese honeysuckle, wild cherry and
The Alabama State Convention will be in Clanton,
AL this September.
Our next meeting will be October 25, 2014.