Beekeeping 101 Workshop – One Day Only

BeeKeeping 101 Workshop Saturday, January 19, 2019 9:00am-4:00pm Cheatham County Library Community Room Pre-Registration is Required Please Call UT-TSU Cheatham County Extension Office 615-792-4420 and Register by January 16th, 2019 Workshop Cost is $40.00, this...
AUGUST is CHEATHAM COUNTY FAIR Month!!!

AUGUST is CHEATHAM COUNTY FAIR Month!!!

We will again have a booth at the fair. Tuesday, judges will select the prize winning honey. Be sure to drop by the booth for a contest to win a prize. Robin Johnson is the facilitator for this event....

Bee Healthy, Bee Wealthy, Bee Wise with Your Bee Hives

August is the month to feed your bees. Keep them healthy in preparation for the coming colder temperatures by providing the calories they need to be robust. Capped sugar water can get provide winter stores if they have not produced enough honey. Have you ever tried a...

Hive Inspector Class 2018

TRAINING: Hive Inspector Class. It will be taught by Mike Studer, Tennessee State Apiarist. The dates WILL BE RESCHEDULED AFTER JANUARY 2019. If you are interested in this class I need your responses ASAP. The requirements are 5 years experience or equivalent. That...

Field Day 2018

FIELD DAY: SATURDAY, JULY 21, 2018. Starting at 10:00am, Cheatham County Beekeepers is having a field day at the Kendall Garrett farm. We will start inspecting hives around 10, and have a picnic starting around 12:30. Please bring, yourselves, folding chairs, a...

Honeybee Packages For Sale

This year, BEES are in short supply due to the storms in Florida and Texas. Cost and delivery dates are below. Yes, it’s later and more expensive than what we wanted, but with the limited supply, we’re HAPPY to offer them for sale. We offer the following:...

Introduction to Beekeeping

Cheatham Area Beekeepers in conjunction with Three Rivers Beekeepers Presents: November 10, Introduction to Beekeeping (Fri. Night) Free & November 11th, Beekeeping 101 Workshop (Sat) $45 We will have a Drawing for a Free Hive on Saturday If you have been...

Requeening A Bee Colony

Requeening a Colony Requeen a honey bee colony every year for better performance and production. The serviceable life of 99 percent of the queens is exhausted by the end of her second year in the colony. Requeening every other year is the least desirable practice....

December Beekeeping Activity

December Beekeeping Activity December actually usually has quite a lot of fair weather here in the South.  Watch the weather predictions and plan to do a varroa mite treatment on one of those fair weather days.  You can do this last treatment any time after brood is...