Claude’s Corner

  • May Field Day – May 18th

    Join us for our May field day as we learn “Beekeeping in the Outyard” with Tim Hollins at the beautiful La Minga Farms in Prospect!  Tim Hollins operates New Albany Honey and Apiary and is currently running around 140 hives throughout the region. He has been active with both Kentuckiana and Oldham bee clubs. Time…

  • [CANCELLED] June Field Day – June 22nd

    Unfortunately because of the predicted heat on Saturday, we have decided for everyone’s safety, to cancel this month’s field day. We will post details for July’s field day soon.

  • April Field Day!

    Join us April 13th from 2-4pm for an informative field day at the White Oak Point Apiary! This is a great opportunity to get into the hives and experience a guided inspection first hand! A little about our hosts:Rachel and Cathy met each other when their kids went to Junior Prom together. Rachel planted the…

  • Claude’s Corner – November 2022

    I hope you and your bees are well. I try to write something each month that is related to the season and that hopefully will help you make timely management decisions.  In November, I don’t write about swarming, queen rearing, splitting hives, etc.   The days are getting shorter, it’s getting colder, the bees are…

  • Claude’s Corner – October 2022

    I hope you and your bees are well. Beekeepers are and should be, weather geeks.  As I write, Hurricane Ian nears Florida landfall with 155 mph winds.  While I feel deeply about the negative impact that storm will have on the Floridians, I have our local bee weather conditions in mind and Jack Frost is…

  • Claude’s Corner – September 2022

    I hope you and your bees are well. As I go about my beekeeping chores of the moment, something will happen that will give me an idea for a topic to discuss in the corner.  I will jot the idea down before I forget the topic and put this scrap of paper in a file…