The Blount County Beekeepers Association meets on the second Monday of every month, except for September and December, at 6:30 p.m. at the Maryville Church of Christ, 611 Sherwood Drive in Maryville.
All of the meetings are open to the public, and anyone interested in learning more about beekeeping is welcome and encouraged to attend.
2020 Meeting info is HERE!
The following is the schedule of meetings for 2020 (subject to change):
January 13 – Randy Rolen ( GA Master Beekeeper)
February 10 – Joel Parton (Nectar and Pollen Sources)
February 22 – BCBA short course for new beekeepers (9am – 3pm). Course Flyer
March 9 – Geoff Williams (Auburn University)
April 13 – Charlie Harrell & Carson Tipton (Nicot Queen Rearing System)
May 11 – Tammy Potter
June 8 – Luke Newman (Honey Extraction)
July 13 – Michele Colopy (Pollinator Stewardship)
August 10 – Charlie Parton (Pests, Diseases and their Treatment)
September 14 – Dale Hinkle (How to make LOTS of honey and Queen rearing) ((TN Valley Fair cancelled))
October 12 – Vote for officers and AUCTION (note this is a month earlier this year)
November 9 – Howard Kerr (Honey Bee Biology)
December 14 – Christmas dinner @ Rothchild’s Banquet Hall 8807 Kingston Pike Knoxville, TN