News and Announcements

January 2014 CVBA Meeting

posted Jan 6, 2014, 12:18 PM by CVB Admin   [ updated Jan 6, 2014, 12:19 PM ]

The next Central Valley Beekeepers Association meeting will be held Thursday January 16, 2014. The formal meeting begins at 6:30pm preceded by a social hour at 5:30pm.

On the agenda:

To Be Decided

Location:
Marie Callender's
3602 W Shaw Avenue (at N Marty Avenue)
Fresno, CA 93711

Map/Directions

August 2013 CVBA Meeting

posted Aug 8, 2013, 10:38 AM by CVB Admin   [ updated Aug 8, 2013, 10:38 AM ]

The next Central Valley Beekeepers Association meeting will be held Thursday August 15, 2013. The formal meeting begins at 6:30pm preceded by a social hour at 5:30pm.

On the agenda:

Guest Speakers:
Carlen Jupe from the California State Beekeepers Association

and also

Jeff Seib from the Used Pallet Company (custom builder and supplier of hive bodies, pallets and more)

Location:
Marie Callender's
3602 W Shaw Avenue (at N Marty Avenue)
Fresno, CA 93711

Map/Directions

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS TO LEASE GOVERNMENT LANDS FOR AGRICULTURAL APIARY PURPOSES

posted Jun 14, 2013, 10:34 AM by CVB Admin   [ updated Jun 14, 2013, 10:36 AM ]

1. The Department of the Navy, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, proposes to lease Government-owned land for agricultural apiary purposes located at the Naval Air Station, Lemoore, California, under the process and terms outlined in the Invitation for Bid.

2. Sealed bids must be received at Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest, ATTN: Ms. Kimberly Spencer, Desert IPT Real Estate, Code JV10.KS, 1220 Pacific Highway, Building 130, San Diego, California, 92132-5190, by 2:00 P.M., Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), on July 11, 2013. Bids will be opened promptly at 2:00 P.M. (PDT). No bids will be accepted after 2:00 P.M. FAX COPIES OF BIDS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED RESPONSIVE.

3. DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY

Parcel

Acres for Agricultural Apiary

IFB Number

Lease Term

4B01

1.44

N6247313RP00007

Aug 1, 2013-Jul 31, 2018

4. Bid package and instructions will be posted electronically on Navy Electronic Commerce Online (NECO). Interested bidders can view bid package by parcel number and, if interested, review the bid package and instructions. Interested bidders will then print and complete the bid form and return under the Sealed Bid process.

5. Interested bidders should go to the following NECO website: https://www.neco.navy.mil/ and proceed with the following steps:

  1. Search Synopsis

  2. Under NAICS Code scroll down to: "111 - Crop Production"

  3. Click on "Search" at bottom of page.

  4. Click on "NAS Lemoore, Parcel 4B01 Agricultural Apiary Lease."

  5. Click on "View Solicitation."

  6. Under the Line Items section, download the file listed.
     NOTE: Associated PDF files are attached to this posting (see below).

  7. The Invitation for Bid documents must be reviewed thoroughly.

  8. Print the Bid Form, which is included in the downloaded file.

  9. Complete and submit Bid Form according to all instructions outlined in the Invitation for Bid.

6. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Kimberly Spencer, Realty Specialist, at (619) 532- 3918 or via email at kimberly.spencer@navy.mil

7. The Department of the Navy reserves the right not to award the Lease.

June 2013 CVBA Meeting

posted May 31, 2013, 9:15 AM by CVB Admin

The next Central Valley Beekeepers Association meeting will be held Thursday June 13, 2013. The formal meeting begins at 6:30pm preceded by a social hour at 5:30pm.

On the agenda:
We will be talking about the follow up Beekeepers class that was held on May 18, 2013.

Guest Speakers:
Justin Brown of BEESHIELD. He will be speaking about an anti-viral product that helps block viruses and pesticides in the bee's system.

Location:
Marie Callender's
3602 W Shaw Avenue (at N Marty Avenue)
Fresno, CA 93711

Map/Directions

Fresno County District 4 Citrus Petal Fall Declared

posted Apr 22, 2013, 4:45 PM by CVB Admin

District 4


Fresno County District 3 Citrus Petal Fall Declared

posted Apr 19, 2013, 5:15 PM by CVB Admin

District 3


Fresno County District 1 Citrus Petal Fall Declared

posted Apr 18, 2013, 5:22 PM by CVB Admin

District 1


May 2013 CVBA Meeting

posted Apr 18, 2013, 9:53 AM by CVB Admin

The next Central Valley Beekeepers Association meeting will be held Thursday May 9, 2013. The formal meeting begins at 6:30pm preceded by a social hour at 5:30pm.

On the agenda:
Buzzkill and efforts to save the bees

Guest Speakers:
Open Mic

Location:
Marie Callender's
3602 W Shaw Avenue (at N Marty Avenue)
Fresno, CA 93711

Map/Directions

Fresno County District 2 Citrus Petal Fall Declared

posted Apr 16, 2013, 5:29 PM by CVB Admin

District 2




Fresno County District 4 Citrus Bloom Declared

posted Apr 4, 2013, 3:01 PM by CVB Admin

District 4
Fresno County District 4 Citrus Bloom Declaration

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