2019 Summer Meeting June 15

Join us for this amazing beekeeping event.

LOCATION: University of Maryland/College Park (ten minute walk from the metro station)
BUILDING:  Plant Sciences Building, Room 1140 (the auditorium)
ADDRESS:  4291 Fieldhouse Dr, College Park, MD 20742
DAY:            June 15, 2019
TIME:           9AM - 4PM  (Doors open at 8 AM)

Here are some advance highlights:

  • Gene E. Robinson
    Director, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
    Swanlund Chair
    Center for Advanced Study Professor in Entomology and Neuroscience
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Our keynote speaker will be Dr Gene Robinson of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on Science and the gentle Africanized bees of Puerto Rico

  • Just in time for the summer fairs, David Morris, Masterbeekeeper, will be presenting ”Beekeeping Excellence, how to prepare for judging" presentation.
  • We will be hosting Suzy Spencer from North Carolina, who will be doing a presentation on honey tasting, how to set up it, what is important.  We will also do a black bottle competition, where the attendees all get a chance to play honey judge.
  • We will ask meeting attendees to bring in a jar of their honey, wrapped in duct tape (any color)  Your honey will be judged by other beekeepers on TASTE ALONE.  This is a black jar competition. The overall taste winner will receive bragging rights, and a prize.   This will be a great chance to try other honeys and see the diversity of flavors in Maryland