What to do to get ready for Beekeeping 2022

Bridgeport Free Library 8979 North Rd, Bridgeport

Are you ready to keep some honey bees? Do you have bees and are wondering what you need to do to be ready for spring? We will discuss the upcoming bee season and what we should be doing now to prepare. Zoom ONLY this month. register for updates and for zoom link.

Monthly Zoom Meeting

A bit about wild hives and a discussion of free bees by swarm traps Once again our meetings will be on line only mainly because of lack of venue with usable operating times. Beekeepers like the meetings to start at 7pm so we will zoom away. Register for the link

Feral Honey Bee Hives

Bill Kaufman presenting at Capitol Area Beekeepers on what he has leaned from feral colonies and cutouts and what we can apply to help our colonies in our own backyard. Capitol Area Beekeepers: https://cab.wildapricot.org/ event on the calendar: https://cab.wildapricot.org/event-4618782?CalendarViewType=1&SelectedDate=3/22/2022


Monthly Meeting in March

This month our zoom only discussion will focus on swarm traps, splitting colonies, and the spring time flow. General talk about bees and what to do to start, bring your questions and suggestions. Starts at 7, fully interactive. Register for the zoom link


April – Methods or Queen Rearing – Aran Laing

Queen rearing time is near. Our discussion this month will focus on this important beekeeping skill. Aran Laing will be joining us to share what he does in his beekeeping operation to select for mothers and raise queens.His last presentation for CNY Beekeepers can be seen here: https://youtu.be/kRdaY5Ry_GI Online only. register for your zoom link


Monthly meeting May

Installing a nuc. Moving bees. Setting up for success. This months meeting is on line only and will focus on the activities happening in the bee yard. Register for the zoom link


All About Honey 🍯

Join us for a live zoom meeting and learn all about honey is made, collected, and bottled. Bonus tips on showing honey for competition. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89454526946?pwd=YnhnV2ZVMkZ0bmFNQTFqVFB5RHpjUT09 Meeting ID: 894 5452 6946 Passcode: honey

Honey shows: a how to guide

Join us for a live zoom meeting and discussion on honey contests and shows. What makes for good show honey and how it is different from the honey we sell our customers and why. This will be a great time to get tips and ask question on how to make your honey a winner in […]

Honey Contest 2022 – Free Nuc!

Grand prize is one Nucleus colony from my treatment free apiary in the spring of 2023. One - one pound, glass classic style jar of honey is required for entry along with the $10 entry fee delivered or mailed to 7773 bull street, Bridgeport, NY 13030.Two or more entries allowed with no limit. $10 with […]

Winner Results and Meeting

Kaufman Family Farm 7773 Bull St, Bridgeport

The results of the CNY Beekeepers 2022 Honey contest This meeting will be hybrid. join us in person or on Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89454526946?pwd=YnhnV2ZVMkZ0bmFNQTFqVFB5RHpjUT09 Meeting ID: 894 5452 6946 Passcode: honey