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 ABQ Area Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour

By Mark Sommer | July 19, 2018

Join us for the 3rd Annual Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour Saturday, September 22, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. The tour is FREE. Please Register for the Apiary & Pollinator Garden Tour HERE for updates and access to the map when it’s posted. https://www.nmapiarytour.org

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 will outline central points, and then invite audience participation and questions. Topics include: Pitfalls of natural beekeeping after CCD Where IPM fits and does not fit in beekeeping Local queen…

December 2017 News

By Jessie Brown | December 1, 2017

Enjoy the latest news around New Mexico with the NM Beekeepers Association December 2017 Newsletter: New Mexico Beekeepers Association Newsletter 2017 Inside this Issue: President’s Farewell Message Annual Conference with Dr. Tom Seeley, February 2-3, 2018 in Albuquerque Preparing a Site for Pollinator Plantings, by Dr. A.B. Bennett Bee Kills: What Beekeepers Should Know Call out…

September News

By Jessie Brown | August 30, 2017

Enjoy the latest news around New Mexico with the NM Beekeepers Association September 2017 Newsletter. NM Beekeepers Association September 2017 Newsletter Inside this issue: Thinking about Trying A Flow Hive? by Michael Duchouquette Supporting and Restoring Pollinator Habitat by Dr. A. B. Bennett Library Resources for Beekeepers by Annette Colbert National & Regional Groups NM…

June News

By Jessie Brown | June 1, 2017

Enjoy the latest news around New Mexico with the NM Beekeepers Association June 2017 Newsletter. NMBKA Newsletter June 2017 Inside this issue: Albuquerque Kicks off “Bee City” Summer Growing up on Bosque Honey Farm by Rick Cole Field Day: Bees and Oregano A Visit with the Melipona Bee in Yucatan by Mark Chalom & Betty…

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. You have until the June 10, 2017. Please submit only one survey per individual or Business. All Questions apply to 2016-2017. If you know of any other beekeepers in NM,…

Oregon Bee Project Artist in Residence Opportunity

By Jessie Brown | April 17, 2017

Work with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Oregon’s community of growers and the public at large as an embedded artist connecting and celebrating Oregon’s pollinator landscape. Part Time//Summer 2017// June 1-Sept 1 $3000 Award + travel and materials budget  RFP attached // Application deadline APRIL 24 Find the application here: 2017 Bee Project ODA RESIDENCY

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.”  

Burque Bees

By Jessie Brown | April 10, 2017

An amazing thing happened last August 2016. Burque Bee City, a resolution to support and protect bees and all pollinators passed unanimously at the Albuquerque City Council. Co-sponsored by Councilors Brad Winter and Isaac Benton, they said that the one thing that made this possible was the bi-partisan support that was laid. It took a…

2016-2017 National Colony Loss and Management Survey, Bee Informed Partnership

By Jessie Brown | April 10, 2017

Take the Bee Informed Partnership National Colony Loss and Management Surveys by following this link: http://26.selectsurvey.net/beeinformed/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=2017 The National Management Survey is conducted annually in conjunction with the Colony Loss Survey. The two surveys are aimed at looking for relationships between colony losses and colony management (including disease treatment strategies, supplemental feeding, etc.) and/or other factors that may influence colony…

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 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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