Oglethorpe County Bee Club
Helping Mother Nature, One Colony at a Time
Come join the Oglethorpe County Bee Club, the third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Georgia Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Rd., Crawford, Ga. — just a short drive east of Athens. We hope you'll attend!
Questions? Comments? Concerns?
Email the Vice President at
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This Month Bob Binnie Will Be Presenting!
The Oglethorpe County Bee Club will have its regular meeting on Monday, January 20th, at the Farm Bureau, 925 Athens Rd, Crawford, GA. The meeting will begin at 7 pm and doors open at 6:15 pm. Bob Binnie, owner of Blue Ridge Honey Company, will present a talk on "The Importance of Removing Old Comb from the Hive and Properties of Honey". Bob is a past President of the Georgia Beekeepers Association, has served as President of several bee clubs, and was voted the 2003 Georgia Beekeeper of the Year.
Honey Bee Removal
We have several beekeepers who you may call if you need honey bees removed. If you have a bee swarm or honey bees in a building and need help, please call one of the following:
Joe Conti 706-614-6890
David Johnson 706-201-8461
Swarms up to 10'
Athens-Clarke, Oglethorpe, & Oconee
Board of Directors for 2020!
President - Cory Momany
Vice President - Madeleine Schwab
Secretary - Carol Williamson
Treasurer - Barbara Read
Communications - Elizabeth Gingle
At-Large - Joe Conti & Steven King
1/8 cup organic apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup water
4 lb bag sugar
1/2 tsp citric acid
Mix and place in a pan,
press mixture in pan to 1/2 inch thick,
place in oven at 170 for 3 hours,