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
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
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
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.