2018 Beekeepers Summer Conference

By Mark Sommer | July 19, 2018

Join us for an afternoon with Jose Villa, Ph.D. Dr. Villa proposes a series of discussions title, “Separating Beekeeping Myths, Beliefs and Reality.” Dr. Villa…

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Website Membership

By DJN | March 17, 2017

The Website was down 3/16/2017 through this morning. Most everything is back online. We are reloading our paid membership data over the weekend so you won’t see your payments online again until Monday 3/30/2017. Sorry about that. Additionally, there are news articles from April 2016 to present that will get reloaded shortly. If you login…

June 2016 Newsletter

By Jessie Brown | June 1, 2016

Hot off the press Check out the latest news: NMBKA June Newsletter In this Issue Beekeeper Travel Diary: Toulouse, France Bee Aware Day in New Mexico Abq Sites Protect Pollinators Matching Beekeepers and Farmers A quick reminder Only 10 Days left to fill out the NM Beekeeping Survey: 2015- 2016 Annual Honeybee Survey  Enjoy! The Board of…

NM Beekeepers 2015-2016 Survey

By Jessie Brown | May 17, 2016

You can find the survey here: NM Beekeepers 2015-2016 Survey If you keep honeybees in New Mexico, take a few minutes to answer 28 questions. You have until the June 10, 2016. Please submit only one survey per individual or Business. All Questions apply to 2015-2016. If you know of any other beekeepers in NM,…

How to Speak to Media – American Honey Queen

By Jessie Brown | April 18, 2016

Attached is the Powerpoint talk by Kim Kester, American Honey Queen, given at the American Beekeeping Federation “All About the Bees” Conference on February 5-6, 2016. How to Speak to Media…

Making Honey and Medicine a Local Affair

By Jessie Brown | April 18, 2016

Dr. Stephen Rankin and Dr. Don Hyder present at the NM Beekeepers Association Annual Meeting, “All About the Bees”.   Dr. Don Hyder Member of a team of health care…

How to Speak to Media About Bees

By Jessie Brown | April 18, 2016

Kim Kester, 2016 American Honey Queen, presents at the NM Beekeepers Association, Annual Meeting, “All About the Bees” in Albuquerque, NM.   Kim Kester Kim is the 23-year-old daughter of…

The Artistry of Bees

By Jessie Brown | April 18, 2016

Mark Winston, winner of the 2015 Governor General’s Literary Award for Nonfiction, presents at the NM Beekeepers Association 2016 Annual Meeting, “All About the Bees,” in Albuquerque, NM.   Mark…

NM State Pollinator Protection Plan

By Jessie Brown | April 18, 2016

Ryan Hiles presents at the NM Beekeepers Association 2016 Annual Conference, “All About the Bees.”   Ryan Hiles Program Specialist, State Survey Coordinator, Entomology and Nursery Industries Division, New Mexico Department of Agriculture (NMDA)

March Newsletter

By Jessie Brown | March 2, 2016

Our latest newsletter can be found here: NMBKA Newsletter March 2016 In this issue: 2016 Annual Meeting Recap, Jessie Brown Changing Seasons, Changing Habits, Protecting Pollinators, Anita Amstutz Make Money Beekeeping, Joe Wesbrook The Art of the Cut-Out, Mike Kruchoski AHPA Spotlights Bee Health, Honey Quality, Raymond Espinoza Enjoy! The Board of the NM Beekeepers Association…

“Bee Aware Day”- Senate Memorial 103

By Jessie Brown | February 16, 2016

Legislation drafted by Wild Friends, with the help of students, grades 4 through 12, from 12 schools across New Mexico, has passed the NM State Legislature. Senate Memorial 103’s focus is urging State Agencies to protect declining bee populations and requesting the Governor to declare “Bee Aware Day” to promote education about the importance of bees to…

Ryan Hiles- Beekeeping in New Mexico, 2017

By Jessie Brown | April 11, 2017

Ryan Hiles presents on Beekeeping in New Mexico at the NM Beekeepers Association 2017 “Business of the Bee Conference.”  

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NM Beekeepers 2016-2017 Survey

By Jessie Brown | May 4, 2017

You can find the survey here: NM Beekeepers 2016-2017 Survey If you keep honeybees in New Mexico, take a few minutes to answer 28 questions.…

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Swarm alert!

By Jessie Brown | June 17, 2012

I have been very impressed by the build up of the BeeWeaver bees that I have, but not impressed enough apparently. Two of my five…

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Honeybee Removal

By Jessie Brown | September 5, 2014

Our members of the NM Beekeepers Association can consult with you for removing honeybees from structures, trees, etc. Find a beekeeper near you at: http://nmbeekeepers.org/bee-removal-nm/ Many…

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Certified Beekeepers Apprentice Program

The Certified Beekeepers Apprentice Program is organized through the New Mexico Beekeepers Association in cooperation with the City of Albuquerque. This comprehensive program provides quality…

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Certified Beekeepers Program; You’re invited to apply

By Jessie Brown | October 9, 2015

The Certified Beekeepers Apprentice Program is organized through the New Mexico Beekeepers Association in cooperation with the City of Albuquerque. This comprehensive program provides quality…

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LANGSTROTH HIVES

It’s A ‘Super Deal’!

So what is the ideal amount of supers required after installing that 1st package of bees, or for that matter, any single story honey bee…

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TOP BAR HIVES

Top Bar

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Topbar Hive Plans

T.J. Carr and John Bradford have a beautifully engineered plan for a top bar hive. You can find the newly updated plans, released October of…

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