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September 2020 FCBA Meeting Session 5 - Michael Bush! "Winterizing Bees"

  • 09/06/2020
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • 2780 Woosley Road, Pfafftown, NC 27040
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Forsyth County Beekeepers Association's September Meeting will be held in 6 separate sessions at Woosley Farm, 2780 Woosley Road, Pfafftown, NC 27040

You should not attend if you have symptoms of, a positive test for, or were recently exposed (within 14 days) to COVID-19.  Please do not attend if you are unwilling or unable to wear a mask (Woosley Farm requirement).  Advanced registration is required.

All session content is the same.  Due to the limitation on occupancy we are limiting to FCBA members and only one registration per member.  If your first choice session is full, please try another one.

Michael Bush is one of the leading proponents of treatment free beekeeping.  He has had an eclectic set of careers from printing and graphic arts to construction to computer programming and a few more in between.  Currently he is working in computers.  He has been keeping bees since the mid 70's, usually from two to seven hives up until the year 2000.  Varroa forced more experimentation which required more hives, and the number has grown steadily over the years from then.  By 2008 it was about 200 hives.  He is active on many of the Beekeeping forums with last count at about 50,000 posts between all of them.  He has a website on beekeeping at www.bushfarms.com/bees.htm.  Come hear Michael speak about getting your bees through the winter.  There will be a chance to purchase his books(cash or check), also.

Beekeeping Naturally:  A Simple Recipe - Michael Bush - $20

The Practical Beekeeper:  Beekeeping Naturally - Michael Bush - $50

Huber's New Observations Upon Bees, The Complete Volumes 1 & 2 - Francis Huber (translated by C.P. Dadant) - $50

Biological Beekeeping:  The Way Back - Ed and Dee Lusby - $55

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