Welcome to the North East Georgia Mountain Beekeepers Association

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Founded in 1994, as a not – for – profit organization, we provide membership with a forum for sharing knowledge and mutual interest in beekeeping, as well as educate and promote the benefits of beekeeping to the general public.

The NEGMBA Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at the
Habersham County Extension: 555 Monroe Ave # 50, Clarkesville, GA 30523

Check back for updates for new meeting location and guest speakers in 2016

September 8th 2016 Club Meeting

Fellow beekeepers and friends, please come join us Thursday evening for our monthly club meeting. Bring a friend or someone interested in bees and beekeeping and the Zika virus discourse.

Speaker: Carl Webb Russian Bee Breeder  

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Topic: presentation will be on: Russian honeybees plus

We need discussion on the Zika virus fobia and the effects of all the spraying on our hardworking bees. Please be there.

Question and Answer session begins @ 6:30 PM Come Join us!

Thursday August 11th Club meeting

Fellow beekeepers and friends, please come join us Thursday evening for our monthly club meeting. Bring a friend or someone interested in bees and beekeeping

Speaker: Bear Kelley – Former GBA President  

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Topic: presentation will be on Honey

Question and Answer session begins @ 6:30 PM Come Join us!

We will meet at the Extension office again; I look forward to seeing you all!

Thursday June 9th 2016 Club Meeting

Fellow beekeepers and friends, please come join us Thursday evening for our monthly club meeting. Bring a friend or someone interested in bees and beekeeping

Speaker: Brianna Brown – Kidd from Blue Haven Bee Company

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 PM

Topic: Honey & Skin Care Products

Question and Answer session begins @ 6:30 PM Come Join us!

Club Meeting, May 12th 2016

 

Fellow beekeepers and friends, please come join us Thursday evening for our monthly club meeting. Bring a friend or someone interested in bees and beekeeping or even gardening.

Speaker: Bob Bennie Commercial Beekeeper of the, Blue Ridge Honey Company

Topic: Preparing for nectar season

Question & answer session starts @ 6:30 pm to 7:00 pm at which the official meeting begins.

NEGMBA Honey Show Results – 2015

EXTRACTED HONEY LIGHT

1st  Place – Jim Richie
2nd Place – Bobby Chaisson
3rd Place – Kelly Campbell

EXTRACTED HONEY MEDIUM

1st  Place – Kelly Campbell
2nd Place – Dez Jefferson
3rd Place – Bobby Chaisson

EXTRACTED HONEY DARK

1st  Place – Dez Jefferson
2nd Place – Michael Killingsworth
3rd Place – Heather King

BEESWAX BLOCK

1st  Place – Julie Civitts
2nd Place – Heather King
3rd Place – N/A

BEESWAX CANDLE

1st  Place – Not Given
2nd Place – Heather King
3rd Place – Julie Civitts

PHOTOGRAPHY

1st  Place – Julie Civitts
2nd Place – Michael Killingsworth
3rd Place – Bobby Chaisson

BLACK JAR – Kelly Campbell

BEST IN SHOW – Kelly Campbell

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