January 2024 EC meeting

NCBA Jan meeting 1/4/24   Call to order at 6:15 p.m.   Attendance – Tim Hardy Ralph Hardy Chris Erskine Lisa Boesen   Absent: Sarah Blackmer, Ginny Hout-Gibson, Brittany Anderson   December Meeting Minutes: Ralph motioned to...

December 2023 EC meeting minutes

12/2023 EC meeting – Thursday 12/7  6pm. ZOOM Attendance: Tim Hardy – President Lisa Boesen – past President Ginny Hout-Gibson – Speaker coordinator Ralph Kettle – Swarm hotline Brittany Anderson – club...

Presidents Message – December

Hello Everyone,   Happy Holidays to everyone.  I’m back as your NCBA President once again and looking forward to 2024. Your NCBA board has been discussing our 2024 calendar and budget. We now have an approved budget and are...

Dave Primer – 1945 – 2023

It is with great sadness to share the passing of Dave Primer on Wednesday, 10/25. More information to come on funeral arrangements. “If you have been to an NCBA meeting over the last 35 years, you have probably met Dave. If you have been to...

Ed Bender – 1945-2023

Edward L Bender was born June 19, 1945 in Valley City, North Dakota, to Lyle and Helen (Rasmusson) Bender and grew up on farms in Dazey, ND and Cooperstown, ND. He graduated valedictorian from Cooperstown High School in 1963 in a class of 38...

November Board meeting minutes

NCBA Board Meeting Minutes 11/2/23 Attended:  Tim Hardy – President Lisa Boesen – past President Chris Erskine – Treasurer Ginny Hout-Gibson – Speaker coordinator Ralph Kettle – Swarm hotline Brittany Anderson...

Board Meeting Minutes – 10/5/2023

NCBA Executive Board Meeting Minutes 10/05/23     Attendance:  Brittany Anderson, Jessica Ayers, Lisa Boesen, Chris Erskine,  Ginny Hout-Gibson, Tim Hardy, Ralph Kettle, Ronda Koski   Absent:  Charlene...

Presidents Message October 2023

Hello Everyone,   It’s October and we have had a first blush of cool this morning. Many of us have been combining hives, feeding, finishing up treatments, and watching the weather for the final winter prep of bee cozies...

NCBA October Meeting

Speaker: Jay Evans, PhD – in person and via Zoom!  Not to be missed!!! Bio: Jay Evans is a Research Scientist for the USDA Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, MD. The BRL is focused on the development of management...

Colorado State Beekeepers Meeting – 11/11

Colorado State Beekeepers Meeting on Sat, 11/11 in Lakewood – great agenda! and only $35!   November 1, 2023 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm  Boulder County Beekeepers will be hosting Dr. Sammy Ramsey. Dr. Ramsey just returned from...

Presidents Message – August 2023

Hello Everyone, One of the great things about being on the board, especially as President, is that you get to meet so many members you may not otherwise meet. From youth to late age, beginner beeks to advanced skilled masters of the...

Annual Board Nominations

It’s that time of year to start recruiting for the 2024 board positions. All positions are open. Perhaps there is a perfect position for YOU! Voting is in October so start thinking about what you want to learn and how a board position might...