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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 NM Beekeepers Association 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 NM Beekeepers Association 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.
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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 NM Beekeepers Association 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
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
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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!
Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on May 1, 2012 at 7:47pm — No Comments
A great article in the Wall Street Journal about a newly discovered native bee in New York City, Lasioglossum gotham, that sips sweat from humans:
Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on April 29, 2012 at 7:58pm — No Comments
Hi everyone, we had a fantastic Board Meeting for NMBKA last night and here are some of the highlights:
-We are working on the final planning stages for bringing Michael Bush to New Mexico on July 7th. Many thanks to John Gagne for for being persistent. It took a few years to finally get a date and location for our upcoming lecture.
-Check your inboxes in early July, our next newsletter will be in a digital…Continue
Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on April 28, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
There is a woman who has bees in her log cabin in Thoreau. If anybody is that area and is interested in removing them, you can find more information on our facebook page. Barry Digman is the contact.
Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on April 24, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments
Jessie, last time we met you suggested I post the free pollinator App info to the site so here it is:
The Pollinator Partnership has an extensive list of bee friendly plants for many regions throughout the U.S. And they also have a free App which you can download to your smart phone which has a list of plants in your zip code...very cool stuff!
Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on April 23, 2012 at 12:40pm — No Comments
Thought it would be fun to post a swarm photo montage, since it's that time of year! Do you have any good photos to share?!…Continue
Added by Jessie Brown on April 21, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments
Here are 2 articles which may be of interest, one from the New York Times of April 15, about helping Afghan farmers
and another from the Wall Street Journal, of April 9, about learning new things later in life, particularly beekeeping.…Continue
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A controversial new study of honeybee deaths has deepened a bitter dispute over whether the developed world’s most popular pesticides are causing an ecological catastrophe.
Researchers led by biologist Chensheng Lu of Harvard University report a direct link between hive health and dietary exposure to imidacloprid, a so-called neonicotinoid pesticide linked to …Continue
Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on April 12, 2012 at 5:40pm — No Comments
Two studies show that a class of chemicals known as neonicotinoids created disorientation among bees and caused colonies to lose weight, which may have contributed to a mysterious die-off.Continue
By Eryn Brown, Los Angeles Times
March 29 2012, 5:13 PM PDT
Scientists have identified a new suspect in the mysterious die-off of bees in recent years — a class of pesticides that appear to be lethal in indirect ways.
The complete article can be viewed…
Added by Info NM Beekeepers Association on March 31, 2012 at 9:33pm — No Comments