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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2018 Beekeepers Summer Conference Agenda

By Mark Sommer | July 27, 2018

South Broadway Cultural Center 1025 Broadway SE, Albuquerque, NM 87104 DRAFT AGENDA 9:30 – 11:30 Workshop at the Bee Yard, and Monitoring for Varroa. Open Space Visitor Center with Dr. Jose Villa and Craig Noorlander. Reserved for students of the NMBKA Certified Beekeeper Program. Limit 20. Contact Mark Sommer to confirm your attendance. 11:30 –…

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Book Review: The Backyard Beekeeper submitted by Frank Gibbons, Ph. D.

By Mark Sommer | September 30, 2018

Book Review submitted by Frank Gibbons, Ph.D. Title of Book: The Backyard Beekeeper Author: Kim Flottum 3rd Edition I believe that every backyard beekeeper should…

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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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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 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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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

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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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