Memphis Area Beekeepers Association

P.O. Box 38028, Germantown, TN 38183 /////// Meeting Location: 7777 Walnut Grove Rd. | Memphis, TN 38120

Welcome to the Memphis Area Beekeepers Association webpages.

We are a club of professionals and amateurs interested in beekeeping in and around the Mid-South.  We are a diverse group, the one thing we have in common is that we are interested in bees and beekeeping.  Some of us have many hives and others have none.  We all love honey and honeybees!

 

 

Want to join the club? Download a 2021 Memphis Area Beekeepers Registration Form, and mail it to us (address is on the form), or bring it with your payment to our next meeting.

 

 

We are now on Facebook and Twitter, please follow us! All MABA-sponsored events will be posted here as well as on Facebook and Twitter. These will include MABA meetings, short courses, field days, and other beekeeping events throughout the Mid-South that may be of interest to members and the public.

 

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Do you have a swarm at your house that needs to be removed? Or bees in your house? Click the 2021 List of Independent Beekeepers for Swarm Removals to see a list of names and phone numbers of MABA members willing to remove swarms or honeybees from your home.

 

Join us at our Upcoming Events! 

 

 

 

 

 

April 12, 2021 at 7 pm – MABA April 2021 Meeting – Michael Studer, the Tennessee State Apiarist, from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, will be presenting remotely through Google Meet. Mike will present the current state of beekeeping across the state of Tennessee. We will be meeting again through Google Meet. Please look for the invitation in your email (and possibly Junk mail boxes, it happens). See y’all there!

 

 

 

 

May 10, 2021 at 7 pm – MABA May 2021 Meeting – Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Mississippi State University Associate Extension/Research Professor, will be presenting remotely through Google Meet. Dr. Harris will present the current state of beekeeping in MS and his research efforts against Varroa destructor. We will be meeting again through Google Meet. Please look for the invitation in your email (and possibly Junk mail boxes, it happens). Be prepared for a practical, fact-filled presentation for beekeepers of all experience levels. You’ll be sorry if you miss this meeting! See y’all there!

 

 

 

 

 

From the Tennessee Department of Agriculture: Consider registering your apiary and commercially grown crops sensitive to pesticides with the FieldWatch program, developed by Purdue University in response to the recent dicamba overspray events of the last few years. Read more about it here.

 

 

Honeybee Tennessee license plate

Don’t have your Honeybee Tennessee (Save the Honey Bee) license plate yet? Don’t worry, you can still get them here:

https://honeybeetn.org/license-plates. Don’t forget to follow them on FaceBook:

https://www.facebook.com/HoneyBeeTennessee/posts/500474123622693

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We meet at 7 P.M., every second Monday of the month at the Agricenter, 7777 Walnut Grove Road around back in “Concourse C.”  Should you decide to come, remember “Concourse C” and look for us in one of two locations, either the Banquet Room to the left as you enter the building or in the Amphitheater. 

Remember to bring questions and drop them in the box as you enter.  All questions will be taken from the box and answered during the meeting.  We often have an open question format following presentations, please feel free to ask you questions.

 

We provide:

  • Educational programs for groups in the area.

  • Help in removing honeybees that invade the spaces of people.  If you have honeybees on your property and would like them removed, click on the List of Independent Beekeepers for Swarm Removals tab above to see a list of people willing to help.

Questions? Send Charles Force an email, force350@bellsouth.net

 

 

 

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