Just installed two pkgs into two new top bar hives (our first). Thanks to T.J. Carr for his experience and wisdom and to Fred Beck for building two exceptional hives.
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New to beekeeping? You've got zillions of questions and I have the answers. I do classes and one-on-one instruction year round. Working Albuquerque area, North Valley and Rio Rancho. Visit my site:
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Member Gordon Thomasson has an interesting idea. He plans to video tape the entrance of his hives during the solar eclipse and share his observations on bee activity. If this sounds interesting to you, pull out the camera/ video recorder and record images of your hive as well. You can share…Continue
Added by Info NMBKA on May 16, 2012 at 9:00pm — No Comments
A big Buzzin' thanks to Gordon Thomasson for sharing his photos of the Ken Hays weekend. I personally enjoy the cupcake photo! I also see some brave souls without bee veils. …Continue
Added by Info NMBKA on May 16, 2012 at 8:49pm — No Comments
Here are some more photos of last weekend's lecture, taken by Board Member Carl Soderberg.
Added by Info NMBKA on May 14, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments
What a fantastic day for getting in the hives at the Ken Hays Annual Beekeeping Seminar in Bosque Farms. Here are a few photos from the event. Please share with us if you have any good shots of this informative and social event. It was great meeting you!
Ken Hays talking about bees:…Continue
Added by Jessie Brown on May 12, 2012 at 8:52pm — No Comments
My name is Sandra Bustos, I am research assistant at Pesticide Research Institute and we are working with beekeepers from around the country to look at some of the effects of pesticides on beehive health. At the moment, we are looking at the immediate effects that pesticides may have on beehives, and are trying to understand if there are particular crops that pose higher risks for exposure. …Continue
Added by Info NMBKA on May 12, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
Here is some good information. See what you think.
Added by Jerry Anderson on May 11, 2012 at 10:31am — No Comments
just a thought on a couple of issues I think need further discussion...with everybody especially new beekeepers such as myself....# 1.... The Dread Mite issue.......
The One Thing I have heard over and over again this year "two year hive, strong and thriving going into winter. up and died by November"...... and yup! they died of Mites.....and Yes! it can happen to you.....
for whatever reason, and even though I went to as many classes and meetings as I could I missed this very…Continue
Science News Magazine, 5-May-2012, has a good article on nicotine based pesticides...
"Pesticide-dosed Bees can lose Royals, way home" by Susan Millus…Continue
The New Mexico Beekeepers Association is proud to present author Michael Bush for a day of lecture in Albuquerque on July 7th. Please go to our website at …Continue
Added by Info NMBKA on May 4, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments
If you live in the Albuquerque area and haven't filled out the yearly survey put out by the Abq Beeks, now is your chance. You have until May 15th!
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