Mission Statement - To encourage better beekeeping methods among beekeepers in our area and state. To promote cooperation and a common understanding regarding our problems and thier solutions. To maintain friendly and helpful relations with those entities that are working to better the beekeeping industry. To develop markets for beekeeping products. To foster closer association and camaraderie and to do outreach through activities that tend to improve its members and the general public's knowledge relating to honey bees and the beekeeping industry.