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
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.