In Her Majesty’s Chambers:Intro to Queen Rearing WorkshopConducted by Zia Queenbee Co. at home farm in Truchas, NM 8300 feet elevation in southern Rocky MountainsWHEN: July 14-15thCOST: $200 includes manual, grafting tool, practice cell cups, live queencells to take home and instruction. Workshop overviews introductory issues pertaining to rearing One’s own queenbees including:* Selection of breeders & establishment of gene pool* Establishing and maintaining cell-builders* Learning to graft…See More
October 16, 2013 at 5pm to October 19, 2013 at 4pm
2013 is the year of Enchantment!!!WAS is coming to NM- that's right, WAS has selected Santa Fe, New Mexico to host their 2013 conference. WAS represents the western states of the US along with the western provinces of Canada and Mexico and many Pacific Islands. They are a nonpolitical party that was established in 1978 to better support small scale beekeepers and enthusiasts. This will be a wonderful 3 day event which will include interesting and pertinent presentations, workshops and…See More
"Thursday 4 April& 6:00pm the Planning and Zoning commision will publicly provide direction to staff to explore a revision of 7-01-020 to allow bees in Alamogordo. It is a public meeting and all are welcome.
Join us for our Annual Meeting in January! Admission is free, but we encourage family membership to the NMBKA for $30 for per year. Special Guest Speaker is Tammy Horn who was an English professor for ten years until, as 2006 NEH Chair of Appalachian Studies, she began to study the potential impact of surface mining on honey bees. In 2007, unemployed, she began writing grants and working with coal companies to create Coal Country Beeworks. In 2013, she is now working the third book of the…See More
"Hello! I have a dozen or so hives I am overwintering. My hives are generally long style Langstroth hives, and my bees are mostly a genetic mix of Russian hybrids, feral, and Carnie - typically heavy on the feral."
Hello! I have a dozen or so hives I am overwintering. My hives are generally long style Langstroth hives, and my bees are mostly a genetic mix of Russian hybrids, feral, and Carnie - typically heavy on the feral.
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.
2013 Association Officers
President: Les Crowder
Vice President: Craig Noorlander
Secretary: Jessie Brown
Treasurer: D.J. Nickles
Board: Rob Shepler, Phill Remick
Membership dues are $30 per year for a family, $15 for membership from July 1-Dec 31st.