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 Los Alamos, Silver City, Farmington or Alamogordo, stay tuned, because the NM Beekeepers Association will begin bringing an Extension Educational Beekeeper Series to these areas through out the fall. Dates and times will be posted shortly.

Hip, hip, hooray! The very first NMBKA Certified Beekeepers Class will be graduating on August 22nd. With 24 students volunteering 40 hours each, these students have made an incredible difference for beekeeping in NM.

Around New Mexico
There is a Agriculture Health Survey out through the UNM- Occupational Therapy Graduate Program. Take a few minutes to learn more

The NM State Fair is coming up around the corner on September 10-20. This is a great time to start thinking about your honey submissions to the Honey Division.

There are many upcoming events around NM. Take a peak at what’s coming up. Do let us know about any other events at


The CSBA is pleased to host the Western Apicultural Society Annual Conference. The conference will be held in Bee-utiful Boulder on October 1-3, 2015 at the Millennium Hotel. Click here to find out more.

The Good Food Awards is now accepting entries from July 6-31 from producers in thirteen craft food categories, including honey. Check it out here.

Join the American Beekeeping Federation for a buzzworthy experience at the 2016 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow, January 5-9, 2016. The conference will be held at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa, in Ponte Vedra Beach (Jacksonville), Florida. Begin your New Year with mild temperatures and hundreds of fellow beekeepers sharing experiences, best practices and research while making like-minded friends.

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