Words From Our President – August 2021

Hello BYBA Beekeepers We are now into the full swing of Summer in our apiaries. And it’s been very hot outside. So what are you seeing? Lots of activity?…substantial brood, pollen, and honey being packed away in cells? Swarms, robbing, unusual behavior,...

Hive Installation Videos 2021

Rick Glover and Barbara Giobbi installed four packages of bees at the BYBA bee yard in Easton. With the assistance of board members Robin Hodgkins, Michael Lund and Susan Hawley, all went smoothly and the honeybees have all been placed in their new homes. Here are the...

Words From Our President – May 2021

Happy May 2021 Backyard Beekeepers! This is the time of year in the beekeeping season that is the most fun for me. Our bees have plenty to forage on, their populations are growing fast, the mite loads are low, and the weather outlook predicts a great several months...

Words From Our President – March 2021

Hello Fellow Beekeepers, It’s March Madness Time and I’m not talking about college basketball, but rather all that we have to do now to get ready for the coming beekeeping season. 60 degree days, wind chill at nights sometimes down to the single...

Some Words From Our President – October 2020

This is the Season for Honey, Honeycomb, and Preparing for the Winter ahead. We all can probably remember why we first foraged into becoming beekeepers. Some wanted to help the environment and the struggling honeybees, some had been curious about this passion of ours...