"Yesterday I read something that might of been what the shook swarm was referencing. It is kind of counter intuitive to the general opinion that comb is highly valuable to the bees. The theory I read said to put an new empty hive in…"
"I fianly took some pics of my TB top. Gives the bees shade in the summer, lets the hot air out. In the winter there is enough room under the top to lay a movers blanket to help keep them warm but still not hold moisture. They stay…"
Please join us for our Mid-Annual Meeting with Dr. James Nieh, who will be presenting on Hive Communication and Honey Bee Health. Southern NM Beekeeper Paul McCarty will be also be joining us to speak about AHB and Feral Bees of NM. NMBKA Mid Annual Meeting Flyer This presentation is free for NM Beekeeper Association members…See More
"A guy at the Abq Beeks meeting showed me his idea for a bee well that I really liked, simple and cheep. He picked up some cork matting like you would put in a cabnet bottom, he said it was several sheets for a few bucks at his local home…"
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
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.