Southern New Mexico Beekeepers


Southern New Mexico Beekeepers

Members: 49
Latest Activity: 4 hours ago

Another petition

Here is another petition from Credo, I don’t see a conflict in signing two petitions, we sure could use the pressure.

My bees thank you!


Discussion Forum

Swarm 7 Replies

A student told me this morning that there was a swarm around one of her trees yesterday afternoon, and they were still there this morning, and they settled on the tree a bit later. I'm too new to…Continue

Started by Gloria Villaverde. Last reply by Paul McCarty yesterday.

New Hive 1 Reply


Started by Kevin W. Thatcher. Last reply by Paul McCarty Apr 10.

Pics of bees and Bloosoms


Started by Kevin W. Thatcher Apr 10.

Is tipping necessary? 2 Replies

I asked Rob a question today he didn't have an answer for so I'm putting it out to the group.I was asked by a potential land owning bee landlord if there was any honey in it for him? I really didn't…Continue

Started by Kenneth Lee Henderson. Last reply by Paul McCarty Apr 7.

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Comment by Patricia Drake on April 28, 2012 at 1:57pm

I like your nuc box Rob. It will be great to hold the bars while you are working on a hive.

Comment by Tara Ward on April 28, 2012 at 10:46am

Yes thanks Rob.  Looking forward to seeing where this new hobby will lead.

Comment by Diana Calkins on April 28, 2012 at 10:11am

Thanks again, Rob, for getting our Southern NM group up and going!

Comment by Rob Shepler on April 28, 2012 at 9:53am

5 bar nuc box.

I built this little guy hoping to pull a divide in a couple of months. Might be usefull to start a package or catch a small swarm, what do you think?

Comment by Rob Shepler on April 28, 2012 at 9:52am

Comment by Rob Shepler on April 28, 2012 at 5:14am

Hoping for a little rain!

Comment by Info NM Beekeepers Association on April 27, 2012 at 7:53pm

So good to see the Southern NM beekeepers on this site. I hear the nectar flow is looking great in South right now. 


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The New Mexico Beekeepers Association is a non-profit organization of private beekeepers, commercial beekeepers, persons interested in promoting the importance of the honey bee in the environment, and businesses related to the honey industry. Representing all regions of New Mexico, the Association maintains a close affiliation with the State of New Mexico's Department of Agriculture. Membership in the Association is open to all interested persons.


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