The CJBA is a branch of the New Jersey Beekeepers Association whose focus is to promote beekeeping throughout the state.  The CJBA serves Middlesex, Mercer, Monmouth, Ocean and Burlington counties.

Our mission is to:

  • Promote and support all aspects of beekeeping in Central Jersey
  • Educate the general public about the benefits and importance of beekeeping
  • Dispel myths and misinformation concerning the honey bee
  • Promote the honey bee and the beekeeping industry
  • Provide resources and communication to the beekeeping community

To learn more or if interested in becoming a member, we welcome you to join us at our General Membership Meetings, check the calendar for the next meeting.  You may also contact us at anytime, check the Contact page for more details.

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Guidelines for Submitting Comments to Proposed Rules

The deadline for submitting comments about the proposed rules for beekeeping in NJ is Jan 19, 2018.
Click here for information on how to submit your comments.
Anyone is allowed to submit comments, get everyone you know to send something.
Form letters are counted as a single submissions and not by how many people submitted it.  It is best to have each person write comments in their own words so everyone's is counted.

Monmouth County Fair

    Thank you to all who attended and volunteered, we hope to see you next year.

Swarm / Honey Bee Removal

If you need a honey bee swarm removed, look HERE for someone near you that can assist.

Honey Bee Swarm hanging on a branch, click the picture to find someone to remove them.

Yellow Jacket Nest, call an exterminator to remove.

We Need Your Help

To help keep this site up-to-date and informative, please send us any content about beekeeping you think would benefit our members.

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us your suggestions, content and links.

CJBA Honey Extractors

CJBA has 2 extractors available for members to use at no charge.  Due to the high demand for use of the extractors there is a ONE WEEK LIMIT use of them. Extractors must be returned cleaned and in working order.

To borrow one, please make arrangements with the extractor manager closer to you.  Pick-up and drop-off dates and times will be based on availablility of the equipment and the manager.

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