Sussex County Beekeepers Association, PO Box 261, Lafayette NJ 07848

Upcoming Member Meeting Topics



Join fellow beeks for a truly inspired night of bee trivia.
Test your knowledge for cash prizes. Beer and soda will be served.
Not feeling competitve? Then join us for the usual bee talk and a few laughs.
WHEN: Wednesday, November 20th
TIME: 7pm – 9pm
Village Saloon
712 Woodport Rd, Sparta, NJ 07871
Help us plan.. Please register.




As the year comes to a close, SCBA invites you to celebrate our accomplishments with fellow beeks.
WHEN: Sunday, December 8th
TIME: 4pm – 8pm
Farmstead Golf and Country Club
88 Lawrence Road
Lafayette Township, NJ 07848
COST: $20 per person (SCBA is subsudizing the remainder of the cost)
Sorry, no walk ins allowed. Please regsiter below.
Checks should be sent to SCBA Holiday Celebration, PO Box 261, Lafayette, NJ 07848-0261



Welcome guest speaker Bob Deemer, Barkman Honey Company.
After years of mastering the art of beekeeping, Esra Barkman founded Barkman Honey Company with his son in 1960. Sixty years later, Barkman Honey continues to be a family-owned business focused on honeybee advocacy and preserving bee culture for future generations.
TOPIC: Honey Varitals & Quality Assurance in the Honey Industry
Speaker: Bob Deemer
DATE: Tuesday, January 28th
TIME: 7pm – 9pm
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Admin Building
37 Plains Rd, Augusta, NJ 07822




Field Meeting at SCBA Apiary, Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge


Winter Hive Inspections…It’s OK to open your hives!  Emergency Feeding and Spring Prep.

Speaker: Tom Makoujy


If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to venture to your apiary and check on your girls. We will also examine data from our Broodminder.
Join us at the SCBA Apiary, Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge for a live demonstration of winter hive care.

Our meeting will be held in the heated pole barn located in front of the apiary. Plenty of hot coffee will be available!

Saturday, February 22, 2020 (**snow date, if needed, is Saturday, February 29**)
TIME: 11am – 2pm
Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge

1547 Country Rd 565, Sussex, NJ 07461



Value-added Honey Products
Justin and Emma Pullis

DATE: Saturday, March 24, 2020
TIME: 7pm
Sussex County Fairgrounds, Admin Building

37 Plains Rd
Augusta, NJ