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…

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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,…

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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…

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Greetings from the NM Beekeepers Association, Enjoy the latest beekeeping events and news around New Mexico. Events Join the New Mexico Beekeepers Association for our National Pollinator Week Kick off Event. We are bringing in Les Crowder, Internationally renowned top bar beekeeper and author, Top-Bar Beekeeping to speak in Las Cruces, Albuquerque and Santa Fe…

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Our March newsletter can be found here: NMBKA March 2015 In this issue 2015 NM Beekeepers Annual Mtg Review, by Jessie Brown Think Global, Breed Local, by Melanie Kirbie Beekeeping in New Mexico, Part two of four, by Janet Yagoda Apiary Location, by Phill Remick The Beekeeper in Winter, by Paul Kline American Beekeeping Federation, A…

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Research Ties Honeybee Health to Healthy Soils Paul Stamets has spent his lifetime studying mushrooms and other fungi. His recent observation has connected soil fungi mycelia with honeybee health. Although this video is a little long; follow the trail of observations and clues that ends with his fascinating conclusion and some still open questions. I…

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Hello New Mexico Beekeepers, We are excited to share our December 1st newsletter with you about beekeeping around the State of New Mexico. This edition includes information about: The history of beekeeping in NM An update on Small Hive Beetle The Certified Beekeepers Apprentice Program Find out our guest speaker for our Annual Meeting, Feb…

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By Jessie Brown and Ryan Hiles Dr. Carol Sutherland, the State Entomologist for New Mexico Department of Agriculture has confirmed the first incidence of small hive beetle (SHB) in New Mexico. A beekeeper near Roswell had Dr. Sutherland confirm the presence of SHB in one of his hives. Upon consultation with the New Mexico Beekeepers…

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Dear New Mexico Beekeepers Association members and web users, I’d like to share with you some information about what’s happening around our state during the lovely month of October. Newsletter We are relaunching our newsletter! We plan to publish it quarterly, with the first new issue coming out on December 1. We would like to…

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