Williamson County Area  Beekeepers Association

WCABA - NEWS

Monthly Membership Meeting -Tuesday, March 23rd

 

Our meetings are the 4th Tuesday of each month.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, our membership meetings will be virtual. Our next meeting will be a Zoom meeting at 7:00 pm.

Members and the public are invited to join our meetings.

As soon as available link information will be posted below...

Texas Honey Bees Need Your Help!

Feb. 9, 2021: I'm sure you have all heard about the plans to eradicate the Tallow trees from Texas. Did you know you can help express your concerns about this, and maybe put a stop to this action?

Please review the documents and comment on this. Extended Deadline...
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Texas 4-H Projects

• Essay Deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021

• Bees need our help.

• Encourage youth in your neighborhood to get involved with bees!

• Cash Awards at the local and state level!

Scholarships to Learn Beekeeping

Scholarship Awards, 34 years and 148 Scholarships. 

The WCABA offers scholarships to local youth to help
them learn the time-honored business of beekeeping.
 
Scholarship recipients will be provided bee hives in a designated location for a "hands-on" experience learning about bees. They will learn beekeeper best-practices and address the issues of caring for bees and producing honey...  Scholarship awards are given annually “furthering the apiculture sciences.” 

Application Deadline: February 15, 2021 (extended)


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Beekeeping begins with learning about bees!

VIDEO: Here is a little bee knowledge for you to check out. 

Watch this short video created by PBS on the honeybee and
how we get honey...

Guide for new beekeepers or those interested in becoming beekeepers, produced by the Texas Honey Bee Education Association and the Texas Beekeepers Association.

Download and print a copy of the NewBee Brochure PDF

WCABA offers opportunities to gain hands-on experience in your journey to know more about bees through meetings, the newsletter, classes, events and more. For more information Contact Us, we are happy to talk with you about beekeeping!

 

February Checklist

Monthly Beekeeping suggestions:
Focus on preventing starvation and getting bees through February and March!
When the temperature is at least, 50 (sunny and not windy!) you might want to inspect hives, to make sure each hive has adequate stores of honey
and pollen...

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Monthly Newsletter

To know more about our organization, please read our Monthly Newsletter

Looking for used supplies?

or landowners who would like you to park your bees on their land?
Marketplace: Buy or Sell

Interested in Membership?
AG Exemption Info

Information about getting

an AG Exemption

WCABA - Contact Us

Have questions about

beekeeping?

Resources

Texas

National

USDA ARS Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research Unit Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Beekeeping Research

USDA Beltsville Bee Research Laboratory Beltsville, Maryland - Beekeeping Research

USDA Carl Hayden Bee Research Center Tucson, Arizona - Related resources for research information on beekeeping and honey production.

The Williamson County Area Beekeepers Association's mission is to promote beekeeping in Williamson County and surrounding areas. The WCABA mission is also to act on behalf of the beekeepers and the beekeeping industry on issues affecting the interests and the economic viability of the various sectors of the beekeeping industry.

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