August 2012 News (5)

Coming Soon....

Keep your eyes open. Albuquerque beekeeper, TJ Carr is about to unveil the newest rendition of his beautifully engineered Top Bar Hive Plans! We'll post a link a link when they become available. 

Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on August 24, 2012 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Local NM Authors, Les Crowder and Heather Harrell, Publish "Top- Bar Beekeeping" Book

We are incredibly lucky to be living in New Mexico right now. Les Crowder and Heather Harrell from Northern NM have just published their book, "Top Bar Beekeeping." Go out, grab a copy and try and attend one of the book signings! You can find the book at: …


Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on August 22, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Afternoon Movie a Success, quote of the day "Save the Bees One Flower at a Time"

We had a great time today at the movies. There were 75 people in the audience, including many familiar beekeeper faces and people who want to keep bees in the future. "The Strange Disappearance of the Bees" covered CCD and large beekeeping operations. Our President, Les Crowder gave an inspirational talk afterwords about the ways we can each contribute to help save pollinators. His advice?

"Save the bees one flower at a time!"

Many thanks to Keif at the…


Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on August 11, 2012 at 3:12pm — No Comments

State Fair Honey Division

Start collecting your honey, finding your best bee photo and rendering your wax, it's almost State Fair Time! The Rules and Regs for the Honey Division are now on the internet at:

Note that the Entry Dates are Mon, Sept 10 from 8am-6 pm and Tues, Sept 11 from 8-12 pm and you have to pick up your items after the fair is over on Mon, Sept…


Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on August 7, 2012 at 11:59am — No Comments


I have once again over committed myself and will be unable to attend a talk about bees in Rio Rancho on August 18th.  If anybody could speak at 10:30 and stay for lunch I would be very happy.  email me at  Thanks Les Crowder

Added by Leslie crowder on August 6, 2012 at 8:59pm — No Comments


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