Beekeeping Conference

ABF 2015 A NEWBEE’S PERSPECTIVE

An Aspiring New Beekeeper Reports from the 2015 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow Mike Nakamura Until recently, my most memorable experience involving honeybees was being stung on the neck while riding my motorcycle. I’m happy to report that attending the American Beekeeping Federation’s 2015 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow in Anaheim, CA (right…

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Mark Carroll’s, USDA Research Entomologist, Presentations

Mark Carroll, Research Entomologist with the Carl Hayden Bee Research Center in Tucson, AZ has graciously shared his slides from his presentations at the 2014 NM Beekeepers Association Annual Meeting.  Mark Carroll’s Varroa Mite Powerpoint Presentation Mark Carroll’s Nutrition and Microbes Powerpoint Presentation

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WAS Conference in Santa Fe

WAS Conference in Santa Fe.  SO-O-O-O-O-O MUCH INFORMATION As a librarian I want to share where to find the information that was shared with us at the WAS conference. This comes with some editorializing:)  Thank you to the New Mexico Beekeepers Association for the assistance you provided to me so I could attend this conference.  …

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Great Conference Taking Place (WAS in Santa Fe)

First of all, I want to thank NMBA for sponsoring my registration to attend the WAS meeting in Santa Fe this week.  It’s been a great experience for a newbee and has been great meeting the faces that post valuable information on this web site. The top ten highlights that I’ve taken away so far…

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Western Apicultural Society of North America Award Winners

I am very pleased to announce this year’s Western Apicultural Society of North America awardees! The Society’s Outstanding Contribution to Beekeeping award goes to Les Crowder, long time beekeeper, educator and activist.  The Society’s Thurber Award for Inventiveness goes to TJ Carr, a top bar beekeeper, mentor and fabricator in Albuquerque.  The Presidential awards for…

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Schedule of Events- 2013 Western Apicultural Society of North America Conference (WAS-NM)

Wednesday, October 16 Western Apicultural Society of North America Presents: “Colony Consciousness: Working Together to Preserve, Protect & Promote Our Pollinators” Note: Admission is free to the benefit pollinator art exhibit (opening reception is Thursday evening from 5:30- 7:30 pm on the Mezzanine in La Fonda), as well as to the free Bee Buzz Kids’…

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Want to learn more about Dr. James Nieh?

Here are some of the resources from yesterday’s informative lecture: Nieh Lab: http://labs.biology.ucsd.edu/nieh/index.html Honey bee health and Colony Collapse Disorder: http://labs.biology.ucsd.edu/nieh/index.html Superorganism inhibitory communication: http://labs.biology.ucsd.edu/nieh/neg_feedback_communication.html

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