Jul
10
Wed
2019
EMBA July Club Meeting @ Monsanto
Jul 10 @ 6:15 pm – 9:00 pm

July Club Meeting

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Social Time 6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Beginner’s Question Session in Auditorium 6:30 – 7:00

Meeting 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Winning With Your Honey

By:  Jim and Karen Belli

Jim and Karen will present an interactive talk on how to win honey shows at the July 10th EMBA meeting. This presentation will include an opportunity for members to evaluate their honey and other hive products  using some of the same equipment and metrics used at the Missouri State Fair. Karen and Jim will share the “secrets”  for preparing entries that have earned them their status as the country’s leading honey show entrants and judges.

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Monsanto’s Creve Coeur campus 

Located at 800 N.Lindbergh Blvd. & Olive Blvd.
Follow the signs to the R Visitor’s parking lot or W1 parking lot.
Enter Building R through the front doors.

You will be directed to the O auditorium.

 
 
 
Aug
3
Sat
2019
Honey Removal & Extracting Workshop @ Danforth Apiary & Camp Wyman Eureka, MO
Aug 3 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

 

Honey Removal & Extracting Workshop

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn all aspects of Honey Removal
August 3rd
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Honey Super Removal at the EMBA Danforth Plant Science Center Apiary
and
Extraction Workshop at Camp Wyman in Eureka

 The operation will begin at 8am at the Danforth bee yard, teaching how to remove the honey supers from the club’s teaching hives and then transporting them to Camp Wyman in Eureka for extraction starting at approx. 10:30.  Everyone is welcome to attend at either or both locations, and you will have the opportunity to participate in removing the honey supers, uncapping, & extracting.  Protective gear is required for those entering the bee yard. Please call John Pashia at 314-669-1828 if you have any questions.  Directions Below…

 

Directions to EMBA Teaching Apiary
The Apiary is located just off  the west parking lot of the Danforth Plant Science Center complex, at the corner of Olive & Warson Rd. 
Enter from the Olive Blvd. entrance and follow the lane left to the west parking lot.
975 N Warson Rd, St. Louis, MO 63132

CLICK HERE FOR A MAP TO THE APIARY

 

Directions to Camp Wyman from St. Louis, MO

  • Take Interstate 44 West to th MO-109/MO-W Exit #264
  • As you exit,  turn right onto HWY 109.
  • Make a left turn at the second stoplight onto E. North Street
  • Turn right at the stop sign onto Forby Road
  • Follow Forby Road to the entrance of Kiwanis Camp Wyman
  • Take a right and drive up the hill just outside the entrance sign for the camp.
Aug
4
Sun
2019
Extractaganza 2019 @ Camp Wyman
Aug 4 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Extractaganza 2018

Sunday, August 4th

REGISTER HERE FOR EXTRACTAGANZA

Join fellow beekeepers for a fun and educational event to extract the your 2019 honey harvest.  Even if you are not extracting, you are welcome to come observe and talk bees.

Register to bring up to 4 supers of honey from your hives to extract with the help of experienced beekeepers.  You will need containers to hold your honey & cappings wax for you to transport it home.

You will sign up for a specific session to extract your honey, but please stay all day for lunch and enjoying the beautiful surroundings that Camp Wyman has to offer.

  1. Date and Time: Sunday, August 4, 2019,  from 8:00 – 3:00 with extraction sessions starting at 8:00, 10:00 & 1:00. Come whenever you want & stay all day, to visit with other beekeepers and to enjoy the beautiful scenery & good food.  Plan on extracting at the time on your reservation.  We hope a lot of our experienced club members will join us for a fun day helping others extract their honey.
  2.  Lunch will be served at Noon.
  1. What to Bring if you are extracting:
    Honey Supers. Please wrap each super individually in a plastic bag. Please also label each super with your name. If you saved the cardboard boxes from your hive parts, they will fit the super, and are easy to carry.
    Honey Buckets. You will need to bring at least 2 buckets with tight-fitting lids. Bring a 3 ½ or 5 gal. food-grade plastic bucket and lid for each full super of honey (available as surplus from bakeries or for sale by beekeeping supply vendors). If you want to save your wax, bring one bucket and lid to carry your cappings (it will hold all your wax).
  1. Where to bring the supers. Upon arrival, follow the signs to parking or super drop off. You don’t want to carry your supers from the parking area.
  1. Restrictions. Please do not bring pets.

  1. Directions to Camp Wyman from St. Louis, MO

    • Take Interstate 44 West to th MO-109/MO-W Exit #264
    • As you exit,  turn right onto HWY 109.
    • Make a left turn at the second stoplight onto E. North Street
    • Turn right at the stop sign onto Forby Road
    • Follow Forby Road to the entrance of Kiwanis Camp Wyman
    • Take a right and drive up the hill just outside the entrance sign for the camp.

*If you need assistance, please call Laura @ 314-952-2329

 

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Aug
14
Wed
2019
NO AUGUST CLUB MEETING
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sep
11
Wed
2019
September Club Meeting
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

September Club Meeting

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Social Time 6:15 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Meeting 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

 

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Monsanto’s Creve Coeur campus 

Located at 573 N. Warson Rd & Monsanto Blvd.,  
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
but we suggest using the Olive Blvd.  entrance shown on the map below.  
It is located between Lindbergh Blvd. & Warson Road
 
Follow the signs to the R Visitor’s parking lot or W1 parking lot.
Enter Building R through the front doors.
You will be directed to the O auditorium.
 

 

 

 

 
Feb
7
Fri
2020
Beekeeper’s Mardi Gras Banquet
Feb 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beekeeper's Mardi Gras Banquet

Beekeeper’s Mardi Gras Banquet

Friday, February 7th 

6:00p.m. – 9:00p.m.

to be held in The Missouri Room on the beautiful Maritz Campus

 
The Beekeeper’s Mardi Gras Banquet is held on Friday night before the EMBA Annual Beekeeping Workshop and is a great kick off to our beekeeping weekend.  We will have a Mardi Gras themed buffet dinner with a cash bar.  Beginners and Experienced beekeepers join together to talk about bees and beekeeping.  There will be an after dinner presentation by one of our workshop speakers. NewBees can use this evening to meet beekeepers and get their questions answered on a one on one basis.  We hope all our workshop attendees will join us for this wonderful start to a great weekend, Everyone is welcome at the banquet.  You do not have to attend the workshop to come to the banquet.  Many spouses enjoy the banquet but do not attend the workshop.

The banquet cost is $30.00 per person.

To register for the banquet Click Here

 Directions to Mardi Gras Banquet

Feb
8
Sat
2020
2020 EMBA Beekeeping Workshop @ Maritz
Feb 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

13th Annual Beekeeping Workshop 

Are you interested in beekeeping? Do you have bees already?

The Eastern Missouri Beekeepers Association offers a state-of-the-art Beekeeping Workshop

Sessions for both Beginners and Experienced Beekeepers

Saturday, February 8, 2020

8:00am – 5:00pm

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Maritz
1400 South Highway Drive
Fenton, MO 63026

Prominent Honey Bee Scientists and Beekeeping Experts to Present Courses for

Beginners and Experienced Beekeepers

Leading beekeeping educators, honey bee research scientists and authors from the University of Minnesota Bee Lab, will be among the visiting faculty leading the workshops.


Instructors will include Becky Masterman, PhD, University of Minnesota Bee Lab Team Leader, Ana Heck, Minnesota Bee Lab Bee Squad Instructor

 The Beginners’ Beekeeping Course 

Is intended for novice beekeepers or persons with no prior beekeeping experience. The class will cover all aspects of basic beekeeping to prepare students to start beekeeping in 2020.  Beginners will learn the nuts and bolts of beekeeping, including:

  • honeybee biology;
    beekeeping equipment;
    performing hive inspections;
    how to order equipment and bee packages; and
    what to expect in the first year of beekeeping.

Beginners will leave the workshop with everything they need to know to get started with new hives this spring. In addition, EMBA coordinates seasonal workshops and field days led by experienced members to help at every major turning point in the first year of beekeeping. EMBA supports beginner beekeepers with a broad program that includes educational and social events and coop purchasing of complete beginners’ equipment kits and nucleus honey bee colonies for delivery in the spring, and open hive instructional workshops during the season at the Club’s teaching apiary in Creve Coeur, Missouri.

Experienced Beekeepers’ Course
will be tailored towards intermediate and expert level beekeepers and will place special emphasis on colony health and behavior.

 

** A Continental Breakfast, Lunch and snacks are included in the registration fee. Please indicate special dietary requests on your registration.
** Registration packets include course materials, an authoritative reference book, beekeeping periodicals, and equipment catalogs.
** Doors open at 7:15 a.m. for workshop check-in

Early Registration  $85.00  

Registration fee after 1/19/20 $95.00

Registration Closes February 4th, 2019

Vendors represented at the workshop will include Dadant & Sons and The Walter T Kelley Company.
 

Beekeepers’ Mardi Gras Banquet

The evening before the workshop EMBA hosts the Beekeeper’s Mardi Gras Banquet to be held in The Missouri Room on the beautiful Maritz Campus

The Beekeepers’ Mardi Gras Banquet is held on Friday night before the EMBA Annual Beekeeping Workshop and is a great kick off to our beekeeping weekend.  We will have a Mardi Gras themed buffet dinner with a cash bar.  Beginners and Experienced beekeepers join together to talk about bees and beekeeping.  There will be an after dinner presentation by one of our workshop speakers. NewBees can use this evening to meet beekeepers and get their questions answered on a one on one basis.  We hope all our workshop attendees will join us for this wonderful start to a great weekend, Everyone is welcome at the banquet.  You do not have to attend the workshop to come to the banquet.  Many spouses enjoy the banquet but do not attend the workshop. We are sorry, but we are not able to guarantee special dietary requests at this event, however there will be many choices at the buffet.  If you need further information please contact us at info@easternmobeekeepers.com

The banquet cost is $30.00 per person. 

Pick the BANQUET ONLY option on the registration drop down menu

To register for the banquet Click Here

DIRECTIONS TO THE BANQUET