Les Crowder – Seminar on Natural Beekeeping
Sunday July 28, 2019 Santa Fe, New Mexico
Les Crowder will lead a workshop in the Santa Fe area on Sunday July 28th. Les began keeping bees in Bernalillo, NM 40 + years ago. He has spent many hours with bare hands in open beehives and tries to observe clues to understand the…[Read more]
Beekeeping in a Changing World, with Les Crowder and Fred Terry
Trying to help honey bees in the struggle with disease has been a priority of beekeepers and we now have a new tool. Check out this article.
Scientists create edible honey bee vaccine to protect them from deadly diseases
Mark, thanks for the article. Is there data on how vaccinated bees respond to the treatment? And should it be given prophylactically?
So far all I know is in this article. However, Bee Informed Partnership (http://beeinformed.org) might have more information or at least point us in the right direction toward dealing with diseases and how vaccines can and will be used.
Join us for an afternoon with beekeeper, author, and teacher Michael Bush. Mr. Bush proposes a series of talks, tentatively titled:
Natural Cell Size for Varroa Control
Swarm Prevention and […]
Is there a page to sign up to attend the conference?
We’ll check for membership at the gate. (Members get in free.) You can show proof of paid membership like an email of your receipt. Or we can look it up for you. You’ll also have the opportunity to renew your yearly membership at the gate if you haven’t already.
While bees are our primary focus here, they are part of a greater category of animals – namely insects. Insects are under threat. Please have a look at the following article to see how much of a threat insects are under.
Book Review submitted by Frank Gibbons, Ph.D.
Title of Book: The Backyard Beekeeper
Author: Kim Flottum
I believe that every backyard beekeeper should have a copy of this book, read it
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