NCBA call for Bee Package and NUC supplier

The Northern Colorado Beekeepers Association is requesting proposals for bee package and NUC supplier.  Please review our request and submit proposal to ncbavp@nocobees.org Thank You download RFP... This content is for members only.Log In...

Bee a Good Neighbor Program

In addition, as a member, the NCBA offers you our own quick tools if want to offer a small group session to your neighbors, a group, or HOA. We have our Bee a Good Neighbor Program.  Northern Colorado beekeepers are the gateway to community...

Dave’s Buzz – Bits and Pieces

Hello Everyone,This smoke is something else. almost feel like i could get away with not having to light the smoker for winterizing my bees. By now most if not all of you should be pulling honey supers off and preparing your hives for winter...

Presidents Message – Sept 2020

Hello Everyone,This smoke is something else. almost feel like i could get away with not having to light the smoker for winterizing my bees. By now most if not all of you should be pulling honey supers off and preparing your hives for winter...

WINTERIZING your hive in Northern Colorado

preparing your hive for winter should not be all that complicated..  When fall arrives, you will want to pull all of your honey supers. Some of you may like to keep one on the hive for extra food. While it’s not proved to be effective...

Dave’s Buzz – Bits and Pieces

Dave’s Tool Box for Extracting Honey Uncapping scratcher                                                                       8.00 Bee brush                                                                                        6.00 Uncapping...

Tips from your fellow members

Brian Drieling – always have extra empty boxes and frames. I have run out of both and it is inconvenientanother one for the list that I have not seen in books/classes, but when I start seeing a checkerboard pattern of capped brood it...

Beekeeper Spotlight- Seacil and Mearlyn Benner

by Lisa Boesen Seacil and Mearlyn Benner are our first Spotlight Beekeepers and we want to give them a shout-out for being generous with their time, thoughts, and experience in beekeeping! The Benners live in Ault, Colorado and have been keeping...

Putting Honey in Your Hot Tea

by Merry PopaI was recently asked if adding honey to hot tea would destroy the nutritional value of honey.  I decided to do a little research.  We all know about the anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-oxidant properties of...