Varroa Mite Workshop by Dr. James Wilson, VT Extension Apiculturist May 1, 2021
Kids and Bees presentation November 4, 2019 We welcomed Rhea Valley Elementary Pollinators club and our 4-H scholarship recipient to the podium to introduce the next generation of beekeepers.
Apiary Inspection by VDACS agricultural specialist Ben Templeton - June 10, 2017
Our annual apiary field trip was held at Tim Widener's beeyard in Meadowview, where Ben Templeton, VDACS agricultural specialist, inspected some of Tim's hives and spoke to a gathering of about two dozen beekeepers and friends of bees.
Hive Inspection by Ext. Agent Phil Blevins August 31, 2020
Queen Rearing Workshop May 5, 2018 Virginia State Apiarist Keith Tignor and Dr. James Wilson, VT Extension Apiculturist led over 50 participants in a hands-on grafting workshop after a morning of discussion on queens.
HoneyBee Symposium April 8, 2017
Thanks to speakers Sam Comfort (photo on right), Jerry Hayes, Jerome Blankenship, and Ben Templeton! Eighty people from three states in a 120-mile radius attended.