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Dickson Bee Club Best Honey 2019

posted Aug 28, 2019, 8:48 AM by John Chosay

We had our yearly tasting competition of our local honey.  There were 14 blinded samples for our members to taste.  Of that we pick the top three.  As you can see the winners were excited and happy to receive their awards.  


2019 Beekeepers Class

posted Aug 28, 2019, 7:57 AM by John Chosay   [ updated Aug 28, 2019, 8:30 AM ]

A great time for new beekeeper as well as experienced ones.  This is a great way to pay your dues, learn more about bees, and to have lunch with our knowledgeable staff!


Honey Suppliers

posted Jul 3, 2019, 7:18 AM by John Chosay   [ updated Jul 3, 2019, 7:20 AM ]

Honey suppliers

Member that will have honey to sell are listed above!


Honey Harvest at the Bibb Center

posted Jun 15, 2019, 6:54 AM by John Chosay

We will be doing a honey harvest at the Bibb Center.  You can see the honey harvest and purchase it fresh off the tap!  July 13th  10:00 am

Local Bee Suppliers

posted Feb 24, 2019, 5:35 PM by John Chosay   [ updated Nov 21, 2019, 6:23 AM ]

This time of the year we should be thinking adding or replacing lost bees.  Some of our club members provide this service.  Below is a listing of our 2019 sellers.  Please contact them directly if interested. Plan to order early some of these vendors will run out of bees!

 Click on link for -->  Listing

Creating a Bee Friendly Landscape Workshop

posted Feb 11, 2019, 11:39 AM by John Chosay

Please checkout the event sponsored by
Cheatham County Beekeepers and Master Gardeners

Our October 27th Bee Training Class

posted Dec 4, 2018, 10:41 AM by John Chosay   [ updated Dec 4, 2018, 10:50 AM ]

State Inspector Class

posted Jul 17, 2018, 11:54 AM by John Chosay   [ updated Jul 17, 2018, 12:09 PM ]

A State Inspector class is being offered in Nashville August 21 and August 23 from 6-10 p.m.  You must have 5 years’ experience as a beekeeper or have completed the TN Master Beekeepers course to take the class.  

Rick Armstrong will continue to keep us posted on this event. 


Additional invite from Kendall

posted Jul 17, 2018, 11:54 AM by John Chosay   [ updated Jul 17, 2018, 12:08 PM ]

Field day, and picnic at my place, Hidden Meadow Farm, on July 21st, with a
rain date of July 28th, if you have any question about rain, call me.
(see number below) I have extended this invitation to the Three Rivers
bee club also, and hope a good number of them will join us.  Any and all
who are interested in going thru the hives, PLEASE bring your bee gear,
Jackets, Vails, Gloves, etc. Long pants are a must. We will start in the
hives around 10:00am. And I hope to be done by 11:00. I have several
different types of hives for you to check out, and will do my best to
answer all questions. We will then break for a short time for all to
cool off.
Around 12:30-1:00 we will start to grill the hamburgers and hot dogs for
our afternoon picnic. Everyone is welcome (even if you don't come for
the hive tour). We would like to have a good afternoon of food and
fellowship.
Please bring chairs,lawn or other wise, any drinks you want, (Sorry NO
alcohol) and if you want a covered dish, or if you want to throw
something on the grill you are welcome to do that too. We will be
providing the hot dogs, hamburgers, and watermelon on ice. If you have
any large umbrellas of any thing for shade, bring that too.
So we can get a idea of how many hot dogs and hamburgers to have on
hand, please send an RSVP note, as to whether you will be coming, if and
what you are bringing, and how many will come with you. ALL are welcome.
For those who have not been here or don't know where I am, my address is
198 Simpkins Dr. Ashland City, TN 37015. When you turn off hwy 12 onto
Simpkins Dr., I am all the way at the end of the road. Phone if you need
directions, 615-516-2404
looking forward to see you all on the 21st, 

Kendall

Become a state inspector

posted Jun 7, 2018, 1:50 PM by John Chosay   [ updated Jul 8, 2018, 5:31 AM ]

A State Inspector class is being offered in Nashville August 21 and August 23 from 6-10 p.m.  You must have 5 years’ experience as a beekeeper or have completed the TN Master Beekeepers course to take the class.  Rick Armstrong will continue to keep us posted on this event. 

We are planning to have a class that will certify you as a state inspector, and need to gauge interest from our club. The Cheatham County club will host the class, and has a half dozen members who will be attending.

 

To qualify to take the class, you need to have had and been active with your bees for 5+ years, or at least 3+ years with Dr Skinner's Master classes completed to be eligible for the class and certification.  


And you need to be a paid member of the club (so you have 3 meetings in which to get that done if you are interested).. :) 


Dates we have penciled in for the class are Sept 11 and Sept 13, for four hours each evening, at the Cheatham County Library in Ashland City.  




Please contact Tom and let him know if you are interested, along with your qualifications/experience that I can pass along to Mike Studer.


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