Meeting Information

Click here for a pdf copy of the agenda:  PBBA Agenda May 2022


Tuesday, May 10, 2022
7:00 PM

We’ll be meeting in person and via zoom.

NOTICE:  People may choose to mask at any time.  We’ll be using social distancing.  If you do not feel well please remain at home and join via zoom.

Welcome and call meeting to order

  • Any new members – please introduce themselves
  • Business Meeting
    • Minutes – (attached) Please review.
    • Treasurer’s Report
    • We will have the Donation Station this month
      • If interested – please bring an item for the table
    • New on-line auctions (2 items) coming June 1st – 3/6/9 Maxant Electric Extractor and uncapping  tank
  • Bee Talk
    • What’s happening in May?
    • Check PBBA website for info on Co-Op spraying
      • Weather permitting – (temperature)
        • Testing for mites
          • How and where to collect the bees
          • How to use essential oils
        • Swarming
          • Swarm traps – how/where
          • Check drone boards
        • How to make splits – demonstration
          • Depends on size of colony
          • What to look for
          • Nectar flow
        • Start IPM (Integrated Pest Management) – earlier the better!
        • Taking care of yellow jackets /wasps/hornets
      • Reversing hive bodies


  • Close of Meeting


Theme: Elation by Kaira.