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Apple Grove Beekeepers Association is dedicated to informing and educating current beekeepers, interested beekeepers, and just the curious, about the benefits this small insect has on our world.

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We strive to do this through educational hands-on classes, club meetings, and workshops.  Come visit us and let's get hooked on the many benefits of bees together!

Club Contact: (804) 690-8436

Location

5052 Cross County Rd

Mineral, VA 23024

@ the Central Virginia Assembly of God

Found a Swarm? We can help

Click here to a list of Swarm Catchers

Swarm season is almost here.
What is a swarm you may ask. Honey bees swarm for a few reasons. To crowded in their hive, and it's their way to populate or multiply are a few reasons.

 

Don't be scared of them when you see a ball of bees. They rarely sting when they are in this state because they engorge themselves with honey making them fat. They are just looking for a new home.  It could be a ball of bees the size of a soft ball or as big as a 5 gallon bucket. There is no need to spray them with anything. Once you see a swarm please remain calm and call me or another Beekeeper to remove them for you.

Thank you,
Apple Grove Beekeepers Association

 

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