Minutes from the November 15, 2012 Club Meeting

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The monthly meeting of the Tri-State Beekeepers Association was called to order at 7:00 pm. on November 15, 2012. The meeting was attended by 31 club members. Following a welcome to new beekeepers that attended a sincere expression of thanks was extended to Brian Roth and Ralph Seward. Their terms of office are expiring and the club wished to express their appreciation for their hours of work on behalf of the club. Their contributions will be missed although Ralph expressed a desire to remain active and available in offering his services. We then moved on to the 2012 elections.

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The Ohio State Beekeepers Association and the Ohio Producer Growers & Marketers Association

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The Ohio State Beekeepers Association and the Ohio Producer Growers & Marketers Association are pleased to announce the availability of A Web-Based Introductory Beekeeping Training Program. The program consists of 34 videos and several power point presentations presented by Dr. Jim Tew and John Grafton. Topics include assembling hive equipment, installing packages, inspecting hives and much, much more. This program is offered free of charge to members and the public.

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Bees have a stunning bite

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According to an  article on BBC' website at http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20080389 a honey bee can bite with a chemical that stuns the victim. They appear to use this bite against small pests such as the Varroa mite and Wax moth larvae.

"Honey-bees are known for their sting, but scientists have now discovered they can also bite.

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Wild Colony Capture

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Here are some photos (courtesy of Belinda Carney) of Mark Carney, Dave Ransom, and myself capturing a wild bee colony in Marshall County on July 28. Mark called them the "Bees from hell" since they were very aggressive. Mark was stung over 40 times. I got away with a mere eight stings!

Belinda was also there helping out, but you don't see her since she is behind the camera.

I wanted to thank Mark and Dave for their kind help and expertise in capturing this hive. I could never have done it myself.

And I hope Mark is not too sore!

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