Mr. Fred Harrison

24TH Annual Alabama Cooperative Extension System Beekeeping Symposium 

February 2, 2019. 8:00am - 4:30pm

Pre-Registration $35 per person

($50 per person after January 19, 2019 at the door)

Clanton Conference & Performing Arts Center

1850 Lay Dam Road

Clanton,  AL

​Many vendors will be present.  Save on your shipping charges by having your orders sent to the meeting.  See website for list of who is attending. 

A Beginning Beekeeper class will be given at this meeting!

Upcoming Events

The Lower Alabama BeeKeepers Association (LABA) was formed in November 2014 by veteran beekeepers Mr. Nolen Ballard and Mr. Fred Harrison.  

Together they represent over 75 years of beekeeping experience.

Their passion is to pass down to the next generation the art of beekeeping.  

Lower Alabama Beekeepers Association​

Education​ * Mentoring * Promote Pollination * Marketing

Local Honey

Mr. Nolen Ballard


Beekeepers gather the 2nd Saturday of each month @ 1PM during the months of January-July, September, November 

Antioch East Baptist Church

2303 Co Rd 61 (Old Stage Rd)

Greenville,  AL 

(2019: Jan 12, Feb 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, Sept 14, November - Annual Picnic)

Family membership: $10/year

Education presentations:

January 12 - Dennis Barcliff 

Spring management

February 9 - Richard Harrell

Basic Queen Rearing

March 9- Kathy Coleman

Hive Inspection

April- TBA

May- TBA

June 8- Bill Evans, ABA President

July- TBA

If you have any specific topics you would like to cover please let us know.

Please consider joining our discussion group on Facebook.  Search for Lower Alabama Beekeepers Association and look for the picture of the bee on the comb (like you see above).

2019 Alabama Masters Beekeeper Program

February 7th, 8th and 9th

Clanton Conference & Performing Arts Center

1850 Lay Dam Road

Clanton, AL