Welcome to the Boone Regional Beekeepers Association Webpage.
We are beekeepers from a seven-county radius in the Columbia, MO area that get together to socialize, have fun and learn from each other.
Dues are $5.00 per year and we try to meet monthly to discussing the challenges of raising honeybees in Missouri.
Curious about beekeeping? Please join us at any of the following events. We encourage all ages and experience levels to join us.
***NEW MEETING LOCATION***
– 920 East Campus Dr. Columbia Missouri 65201 – Room S147 Doors open at 2:45 pm.
Look for the Boone Regional Banner at the entrance.
All General Meeting begin at 3:00 pm and are normally held at the above address on the third Sunday of the month, unless there is a holiday.
June 11, 2017- General Meeting at the New Location!!
Due to the Father’s Day holiday, Meeting has been move up a week.
Guest Speaker: Kelly Srigley Werner, Missouri State Private Lands Coordinator
Subject: “Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program”
This is a voluntary program providing technical assistance and possible cost-share for restoring habitats for species in need on private lands. We restore wetlands, prairies and savannas and similar habitats. Should be a great talk.
July 16, 2017- Annual Member’s Honey-themed Dinner
This is our Annual Silent Auction and Dinner Celebration. If you are interested in bringing a side dish that contains honey and any auction items you wish to donate the sign up will be available at the June 11th meeting.
August 10-20, 2017- MO State Fair
Enter your honey, observation hive, wax art work and honey frame in this annual competition!
August 20, 2017- General Meeting
Topic of Discussion: Fall Hive Preparation
August 27, 2017- Apiary Visit
Hands-on Fall Hive Preparation. Bring your safety equipment!
September 17, 2017- General Meeting
Topic of Discussion: Honey Extraction
Bring your honey frames and bottles for our extracting demonstration!
October 22, 2017- General Meeting
Topic of Discussion: To Be Determined
October 27-28, 2017- MSBA Fall Conference-Springfield, MO
November 19, 2017-General Meeting
Executive Board Meeting 1:00 to 2:30 pm
Topic of Discussion: Beginning Beekeeping Classes, Winter Feeding
Board of Directors Elections
December 2017- No General Meeting
January 20, 2018- Beginning Beekeeping Class
Sign up begins in November. Watch for updates and more information.