2020 NMBKA Annual Winter Conference Schedule

By Mark Sommer | January 8, 2020

www.nmbeekeepers.org Friday, January 31, 2020 10:00Vendors arrive, set up, ready by 11:00 11:00Doors open for Registration 12:00-12:15Pamela Chavez, Moderator – Welcome and Introductions 12:15-1:15Hilary Kearny – Common Mistakes New Beekeepers Make 1:15-2:15Megan Mahoney –Identifying Pests and Diseases in Bees 2:15-2:45BREAK 2:45-3:45Steve Baca –Pollinator Protection Through Pesticide Labeling 3:45-4:30Lu Lu Sage—21st Century Beekeeping: Not Just About…

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2020 NMBKA Board Nominations

By Mark Sommer | October 30, 2019

The 2020 conference and annual meeting is slightly more than three months away. As you know, we have elections during our annual meeting and want to reach out to all of you that might be considering participating on the board. If you, or someone you know, would like to participate on the NMBKA board and…

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2019 Beekeepers Annual Conference

By Mark Sommer | December 10, 2018

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 Splits Top Bar Hives, Pros and Cons Mr. Bush will be selling and signing his book, The Practical Beekeeper, Beekeeping Naturally, developed from his popular website http://www.bushfarms.com/bees.htm Michael will be joined by Steve Baca, Lu Lu Sage, Ken Sexton, Judith Phillips, Wes Brittenham, Sue George, Tina Sebestyen, and others. Michael Bush is one of the leading proponents of treatment free beekeeping. He has been keeping bees since the mid 70s,...

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Honey Bee Vaccine

By Mark Sommer | December 12, 2018

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

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NM State Pollinator Protection Plan

By Jessie Brown | April 18, 2016

Ryan Hiles presents at the NM Beekeepers Association 2016 Annual Conference, “All About the Bees.”   Ryan Hiles Program Specialist, State Survey Coordinator, Entomology and…

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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: https://nmbeekeepers.org/bee-removal-nm/ Many…

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Certified Beekeepers Program

The Certified Beekeepers Program is organized through the New Mexico Beekeepers Association in cooperation with the City of Albuquerque. This comprehensive program provides quality education…

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Bee Time: Lessons From the Hive – Book Review

By Anita Amstutz | August 6, 2015

Bee Time: Lessons From the Hive By Mark Winston/Academic Director of the Center for Dialogue at Simon Fraser U. Professor in the Depart. Of Biological…

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Jan 25, 2020 Susan Clair Memorial Service

Susan Clair

Please Join Us as We Celebrate the Life of Susan Clair January 30, 1951 – December 6, 2019 Saturday, January 25, 2020 4:00-6:00 pm Albuquerque…

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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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