MSBA Annual Meeting and Conference Bucksport Middle School on Saturday, October 21st
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Hosted by Tri-County Beekeepers Club
Speakers at this year’s conference are Paul Kelly, manager of the Honey Bee Research Centre at the University of Guelph, Ontario; Sierra Shaw, a food preparation inspector for the Department of Agriculture; and Maine State Apiarist Jennifer Lund will present the “State of the State” address.
The Annual Meeting is a full day of learning, camaraderie and fun. Meet beekeepers from all over the state and hear talks by speakers of national reputation. The event will include vendor booths, buffet luncheon, blind honey tasting contest and a fundraising raffle auction of bee-related items. Recipients of Beekeeper of the Year, Junior Beekeeper of the Year and other achievement awards will be recognized, and members will vote on nominees for open positions on the Board of Directors in a brief business meeting.