Monthly Meetings

Updated 05/03/24

MCBA strives to provide meeting attendees with beneficial information. Meetings will typically have a specific topic of instruction relevant to the time of year and last approximately 1 1/2 hours.

We typically meet once a month at 6:30 PM at the Middle TN AgResearch & Education Center, Located at 1070 New Lake Road in Lewisburg. The dates & topics are listed below. While every attempt is made to keep this website current, please note the meeting dates can change due to weather, meeting facility conflicts, work schedules, etc.

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  2024 Tentative Monthly Meeting Schedule & Agenda

January 29, 6:30 PM: Plans for the Intro to Beekeeping Class / Nuc & Package Orders / Adjusting the meeting dates due to Presidents work schedule/ A new varroa mite treatment that requires an applicators license & interest in obtaining the license / Establishing bylaws for the club / Q&A especially for new beekeepers / Requests, ideas & suggestions for specific topics, classes, aspects of beekeeping, etc that members would like to cover this year 

February 20, 6:30 PM: Derrick Crump: A detailed explanation of the various ways to manage varroa mites.

March 18, 6:30 PM: Kent Williams: Q&A, Multiplying colonies to stay on business, Leaving a legacy by passing the craft of beekeeping on to the next generation, Spring management to increase honey production.

April: Saturday the 20th at 12:00 Noon. Location: 100 Meadow St. Lewisburg. We will have a field day at R.E. Woodard's place. Don't forget to bring your bee jacket and/or veil. We will go through the colonies and see what we find.  

May: Saturday the 18th at 12:00 Noon. Location: 896 Petersburg Chestnut Ridge Road in Petersburg. We will be having an in the hive field day. Be sure to bring your veil or bee jacket. This beekeeper has colonies at various stages. We will go through them and see what we find. Fingers crossed the weather will cooperate.

June 15: Members only Field Day with a special guest. Details will be emailed to current members one week prior to the field day.






December: No Meeting in December