The January meeting of the BCBA feature talks on queen rearing and pest management from experts at the University of Tennessee.


Michael Wilson will talk on how to raise queens, and Philip Moore will discuss various forms of pest management. Both work at UT’s Institute of Agriculture and are associates of Dr. John Skinner.

Philip More’s presentation


The meeting will be Monday, Jan. 11, at 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Blount County Library.


Seasonal management tips will be presented by Jim Stovall.


Both of our main speakers have been with us before, and we are happy to welcome them back.


We will also discuss plans for the new format and date for the new beekeepers short course in February. If you are asked to help with this effort, please be prepared to say yes.


As always, our meetings are free and open to the public. Invite a friend to come along with you.


Even if the friend isn’t interested in becoming a beekeeper, we always have lively, friendly discussions about what we should be doing with our bees.