"Yes my bees were flying around. The large hives(going into winter) were also cleaning out the old dead bees. I do have one hive that was kinda weak last fall( we did feed alot too) that had a little flying activity but not alot. …"
January 17, 2014 at 12pm to January 18, 2014 at 4pm
New Mexico Beekeepers Association is pleased to announce our annual meeting The main speaker will be Mark Carroll of the USDA Honey Bee Research Lab.He will cover the new challenge of varroa control, meaner, faster and more lethal.Nutritional stress, chemical challenges and how they affect queen quality. For more on Mark go here…See More
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
Bzzzz BzzzzBee keeping seminar March 23-24, 2013 Support your local pollinator and attend this honey of a seminar, it will include a classroom session on day one and hands on hive experience on day two. Featured speakers will include Jessie Brown, Secretary of the New Mexico Beekeepers Association talking about urban beekeeping, honeybee health, spring hive maintenance and how to catch a swarm. Paul McCarty from High Rolls will also be speaking about his unique hive style and catching bees…See More
"We should all use the same size top frames. As Rob said it will be much easier to trasfer our equipment between us. If you want to see different size top bars go to 'ebay' and do a search. You can find just about any…"
New Mexico Beekeepers present Michael Bush, author of Practical Beekeeper and Beekeeping Naturally. Topics of Presentation: Regionally Adapted Bees and Genetics, Mite Prevention / A Natural Approach to Small Cell Beekeeping Refreshments: Coffee & Tea will be provided, “Make My Lunch” Food Truck will be available for lunch with locally harvested honey menu items. Lunch is from 12-1. Price and Times: Free for members of the New Mexico Beekeepers Association, $15 for non-members which…See More
"It is raining about everyday in IL so the corn planting is going slow. On the rain days I have been making bee hives. So far a full size one and two half size ones. Question is "How plumb and level do the hives have to be when…"
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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.