This year’s Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association (PSBA) Picnic will be held on Saturday, August 9th at the Wade Fisher Bee Farm, 3950 Ferguson Valley Road, McVeytown, Pa. 17051.
(This is a rare chance to tour one of the few commercial beekeeping operations in PA; about 3 hours drive west from Philly, Directions available HERE ) There will be a QUEEN SWAP (see image below) and “Scoring Hives” will be demonstrated for those into queen rearing.
General gathering at noon, with lunch to follow at 1:00. The hosts are planning to roast a pig and will provide all paper products (plates/cutlery/napkins etc.). All guests are asked to bring a side dish/desert or drink to share and their own lawn chairs.
The location features the primary apiary and honey extraction facility for the Fisher’s, a small zoo with various animals, and a creek for cooling off. . New PSBA 110th Anniversary T-Shirts will be available.