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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Les Crowder, Celebration of National Pollinator Week

By Jessie Brown | August 6, 2015

 

Sangre de Cristo Beekeepers, July 30 Mtg, Santa Fe

By Jessie Brown | July 20, 2015

Please join the Sangre de Cristo Beekeepers for our monthly meeting on Thurs. July 30 at 6:30 p.m. at 1204 Galisteo Parkway to discuss seasonal concerns. Directions: From St. Francis or Cerrillos, go east on Cordova past Trader Joe’s. Just before the light at Galisteo, turn right on Galisteo Parkway, the small street that runs…

USDA and NMDA Honeybee Survey Training

By Jessie Brown | July 20, 2015

Ryan Hiles, State Survey Coordinator, Entomology and Nursery Industries Division, NMDA traveled to Bosque Farms on July 17, 2015 to train the Surveyers for the APHIS National Honeybee Sampling Survey. The NM Beekeepers Association has a contract with the NMDA to sample 24 bee yards around New Mexico this year. If you have a yard…

Summer Hive Maintenance, Abq Beeks July Meeting 2015

By Jessie Brown | July 16, 2015

Kate Whealen shares how to maintain your hive during the summer months. July 2015 Abq Beeks Meeting      

July News

By Jessie Brown | July 15, 2015

Greetings, Here are some wonderful things that that we want you to be aware of around the State of New Mexico: NM Beekeepers Association The NM Beekeepers Association has a Grant Program. If you have a specific project, focused on Honeybee Education, we want you to apply: NMBKA Grant Guidelines If you are a beekeeper in…

Agriculture Survey through UNM- Occupational Therapy Graduate Program

By Jessie Brown | July 15, 2015

Do you, or someone on your farm or ranch have a health condition, limitation, aging issue, or disability that affects working in agriculture? If so, researchers at the University of New Mexico-Occupational Therapy Graduate Program would like to invite you to participate in a survey. We are trying to learn more about the kind and…

NM State Fair – Honey Division

By Jessie Brown | July 13, 2015

The New Mexico State Fair is coming up on September 10-20, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM at 300 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. This is a great time to start thinking about what items you want to submit to the Honey Division. Areas that are judged are cut comb honey, extracted honey, chunk comb, beeswax,…

NM State Fair Honey Division

By Jessie Brown | July 13, 2015

The New Mexico State Fair is coming up on September 10-20, 2015 in Albuquerque, NM at 300 San Pedro NE, Albuquerque, NM 87108. This is a great time to start thinking about what items you want to submit to the Honey Division. Areas that are judged are cut comb honey, extracted honey, chunk comb, beeswax,…

Good Food Awards 2015- Submissions Due

By Jessie Brown | July 13, 2015

The Good Food Awards has launched it’s sixth year of honoring producers who make food that is delicious, tied to communities and cultural traditions, and respectful of the environment. Last year, they honored 12 honey producers, from New York, Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Dakota, Arizona and more, in their first year of honey judging. They’re reaching out…

June 2015 Newsletter

By Jessie Brown | June 2, 2015

Our June 2015 newsletter can be found here: NMBKA June newsletter In this issue The Brood Squad, by Melanie Kirby Message from the President, by Jessie Brown Make Money From Your Beekeeping, by Joe Wesbrook Featured Photographer, John Denne Upcoming Events Honeybee Survey Enjoy! Note: For optimal viewing, we recommend downloading the newsletter rather than viewing…

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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