Coley and Judy O’Dell are the subject of an article in the Maryville Daily Times this week. The article focuses on the things Judy can do with beeswax. Here’s part of what the article says: If you think beekeeping only produces honey, Judy O’Dell has news for you. She offers a wide variety of productsContinue reading “O’Dells featured in Daily Times article”
An Indiana man writes a book about beekeeping among the Hoosiers, according to the Sound Bend Tribune. The book, 42 pages and 8-by-11-inches, takes its readers through the calendar year, including the basics of getting started with bees, ending up with “tucking down” bees for winter.
The video about Making Honey that we saw at one of the association meetings last summer is now available here through YouTube. Enjoy. Making honey (2:33) If you have a video you’d like to see on the site, let us know.
A dustup in the UK between beekeepers group and dissenters – an ongoing dispute.
The Blount County Beekeepers Association annual Christmas Dinner will be Monday, Dec. 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Immanuel United Methodist Church, 2349 Mentor Road, Louisville. The ladies of the church are preparing a meal which includes beverages and dessert. The cost is $14 per person (prepaid please), and seating is limited, so please call DaleContinue reading “BCBA Christmas dinner”
FarmAfrica has produced this interesting 8-minute video about African farmers who raise sunflowers and keep bees. They extract the oil from the sunflower seeds, feed the remains of the sunflower to cattle as fodder and, of course, extract the honey.
Take a look at the CBS News reporting on rooftop beekeeping in Washington, D.C. — and the point it makes about the importance of bees.
Welcome to the web site of the Blount County Beekeepers Association in Maryville, Tennessee. This site will tell you a little about the association and how to become a member. It will also tell you a little about beekeeping. Bees are an important part of our environment and particularly our agricultural system. They are alsoContinue reading “Welcome”