The Scioto Valley Beekeepers is dedicated to assisting current and future beekeepers in Pickaway County and the surrounding areas in Ohio. Our mission is to promote public awareness of the benefits, necessity, and value of the honeybee throughout human existence.
This page was last updated: March 11, 2018
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The Poyner bee yard during a light rain. In the middle left hand side of the picture you can see a bee flying.
Bill Huhman's awesome picture!
Marty Smiths English Garden Hive
Not where the swarm was supposed to be.
A swarm moving into a swarm trap.
A beautiful swarm. Photo by Desiree Poynor
New beekeepers learning how to install package bees. Their bee suits will never be this white again. 
Beekeeping Class

​A beginning beekeeping class will be held the evenings of April 4, 11 and 18, 2018 at the Circleville Fire Station. Instructors will be Dan Williams, Bob Clark and David Crawford. Early sign-up is encouraged to avoid being closed out. Space, materials and resources are limited and the class has reached its limit every year. Last year it was full by mid-March. Cost is $60 per person and includes a reference book, handouts, classroom instruction, beeyard experience, a one-year membership in SVB and a one-year membership in the Ohio State Beekeeping Association. Contact David or Marie Crawford for more information at sciotovalleybeekeepers@yahoo.com, or 740-477-2393
President: James Barr
Vice-President: Louise Adkins
Secretary: Carolyn Snoke 
Treasurer : Tina Bobek
Trustee : Danny Huff
Trustee : Marlene Chilcote
Trustee : Peggy Shaw
Membership: Marie Crawford
Founder : Arnold Crabtree
Beekeeping School Instructor : David Crawford
Website: Danny Huff

The Scioto Valley Beekeepers displays this information as a guide for beekeepers in Central Ohio and should be adjusted for other climates and situations. In addition, the information and opinions contained herewith do not constitute or represent the recommendations or opinions of the Scioto Valley Beekeepers or its officers, directors, or members. No liability, whatsoever, is or will be assumed by the Scioto Valley Beekeepers, at any time, now or in the future, as the information contained on this site should be used at your own risk.
Contact us via email:  sciotovalleybeekeepers@yahoo.com