Welcome to Guernsey Noble Beekeepers 


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                                                           Guernsey Noble Beekeepers 

                                                                  Ohio State Extension                  

                                                            Beginner’s Beekeeping Class



Objective:  Learn about the basics of beekeeping, and honey collection.  You will learn what equipment is needed, how to handle honey bees, creating a Healthy Hive, potential problems for our bee population and resources from our local bee club to assist you in getting started.



Location:          Ohio State University, 16714 Wolf Run Road, Caldwell, Ohio


Sponsors:         Guernsey Noble Beekeepers & Ohio State University Extension, Noble County


Sessions: There will be a 5-hour classroom session (9am to 2 pm) on Saturday, March 5th at Extension Operation Office, Caldwell (Formally known Southeast Regional Extension Office).  Other sessions are:      April – On site inspection at the Apiary.  June – On site Hive management for Bee Expansion & honey production.  August – Varroa Management and other disease. September – Preparation for Winter.  Also available will be Electronic Mentoring from the instructors.


Cost:     $35.00 which includes membership to the Guernsey Noble Beekeepers Association and one year membership in the Ohio State Beekeepers.


To enroll: please email Don Crock at doncrock@yahoo.com  or Christine Gelley at gelley.2@osu.edu of your interests.  Include phone number and email.  Or call Don at 740-581-1883 or OSU Extension 740-732-5681.


Website:            guernseynoblebeekeepers.com

Board Members
President, Don Crock                  740-581-1883
Vice President, Phil Dobeck         740-638-2489
Treasurer, Marge Seaton             740-432-6612
Secretary, Misty Wyscarver         740-581-0740
Trustee, George Reynolds           740-872-3865
Trustee, James Coyle                 740 585-2556
Trustee, Mike Allen                     330-607-0889
Past President, Roger Seaton      740-432-6612

Honey Extractor Keeper - Jennifer Forster     740-260-4246