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Beekeeping becomes a growing hobby in Louisiana

About 10 years ago, Louisiana had about three or four beekeeping clubs. Now, according to the Louisiana Beekeepers Association website, the Bayou State has 17. The interest in honey bees is growing statewide, and southwest Louisiana is following the pattern, said Keith … Continue reading

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River Region Beekeeping Club Workshop

Don’t miss the upcoming River Region Beekeeping Club Workshop being held on July 13 from 7 – 9:00 PM (doors open at 6 PM). Location: AG Center, 1301 N Florida – Covington, LA (part of fair grounds green building) Don’t … Continue reading

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2018 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow

Celebrate the 75th Diamond Anniversary of the ABF at the 2018 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow, January 9-13, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. Discover the many facets of the ABF with four days of spectacular educational … Continue reading

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4th Annual Basic Beekeepers School

The SW LA Beekeepers Association and the LSU AgCenter will present its annual Beginning Beekeepers Class on Monday, July 10th, 6-9 PM, Sheriff’s Training Center, 412 Bolivar Bishop Drive, DeRidder, LA.  The cost is $25, and the school will meet … Continue reading

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Save the Date: 21st Annual Field Day at the USDA Honey Bee Lab in Baton Rouge

The USDA Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Laboratory and the Louisiana State Beekeepers Association will hold the 21st Annual Field Day on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The event will be held at the laboratory, located at 1157 Ben Hur … Continue reading

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