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Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association

We meet the 2nd Monday of each month from 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM CT.  Our meeting site is the Levy Church of Christ.  Here's the link to the Meeting Location page New Meeting Location!
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Upcoming Events

Future meetings for CABA
May 12th at 6:30 PM at the Levy Church of Christ Pavilion--POTLUCK!

Future events for CABA
Annual CABA potluck.  May 12th @ 6:30 PM  @ Levy Church of Christ pavilion

Annual Potluck 2014

The 2014 annual CABA potluck will be Monday, May 12th at 6:30 PM CT at the Levy Church of Christ pavilion.

Annual Potluck will be our next meeting, May 12th in the pavilion at the Levy Church of Christ.   

Folks with last names starting with A – M please bring a dessert dish.  Folks with last names starting with N – Z please bring a salad dish.  Note these are guidelines so if you have a fabulous dessert recipe by all means bring it regardless of your last name. J

This is for members of CABA and absolutely you can pay the $12 yearly dues at the potluck.

Hope to see everyone there!

Beginning Beekeeper Class 2014

The 2014 Beginning Beekeeping Class was a success.  We had over 50 folks participate. 

Participants received the book Honey Bees and Beekeeping:  A Year in the Life of an Apiary.
Our teachers included Jon Zawislak with the UA Cooperative Extension Service, Aman Minick with the Arkansas Plant Board Apiary Section and Harvey Johnston our CABA program chair.
Huge thanks to all the volunteers that make this possible!

Arkansas Flower & Garden Show

The Central Arkansas Beekeepers Association had a booth at the Arkansas Flower & Garden Show again this year.


Folks love the honey drink, local honey, and the observation hive.  Our booth looked AWESOME. :)  Thanks so much to all the volunteers that make this happen!

Arkansas Beekeepers Association Spring Meeting

The Arkansas Beekeepers Association will hold its Spring Conference and Beekeeping Trade Show in Fayetteville on March 7 and 8, 2014 at the UofA Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Arena.


The conference will be an educational event with speakers and demonstration presentations. The theme of the program is “Practical Beekeeping for 2014.” Our speakers will include Stephen Repasky, a Pennsylvania wildlife biologist and master beekeeper, Dr. Don Steinkraus of the University of Arkansas, Ft. Smith beekeeper Michael Vaughn, Jon Zawislak of University of Arkansas Extension, Fayetteville beekeeper Larry Tompkins, Missouri beekeeper and author Dr. Leonid Sharashkin, Marion, Arkansas master gardener Dr. Christina Underhill, and Mountain Home beekeeper James Rhein.


The Fall Meeting is at the Ozark Folk Center State Park in Mountain View on October 10 and 11, 2014.


Registration info is at http://www.arbeekeepers.org/events.html