Southeast Missouri State University 1 University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 Featured Speakers Dr. Kirsten Traynor of Flickerwood Apiary, an avid beekeeper, scientist, and editor of American Bee Journal. She has traveled the globe in a beeline, seeking out the best beekeepers, bee breeders … [Read More...]
Interested in helping pollinators, including honeybees? There is a brand new program in Missouri designed to do just that. Your local bee club can sponsor the program, get programming for half a year and generate revenue for club operations. The Missouri Master Pollinator Steward Program officially … [Read More...]
This is a short discussion between the President (Cory Stevens) and the Past President (Clayton Lee). … [Read More...]
Awards, Thank You and Contest Winners!! As with tradition, several MSBA members were recognized at the Fall Conference for their outstanding work and contributions to their fellow beekeepers. Dean Sanders has been the MSBA cornerstone for the Missouri State Fair for many years!! For the last 12 … [Read More...]
From simple teenager, to Ambassador, to Director Thank you MSBA Members When I started beekeeping in 2014, with a Youth Scholarship from Midwestern Beekeepers Association, I never dreamed it would grow this big. I met and looked up to some of the best beekeepers in Missouri and knew I wanted … [Read More...]
On the MSBA website’s homepage there is a section for “History Buffs”. If you check it out you’ll be able to find archived newsletters of MSBA’s activities going back about forty years. If you made it to the Fall Conference in Kirksville this year I encourage you to check out the newsletter of … [Read More...]
Meet our 2018-2019 Missouri Honey Youth Ambassador Hannah Gebhardt. Hannah is the daughter of Jeff and Robin Gebhardt of Salisbury. She is a senior at Salisbury High School. Hannah is the vice-president of her local FFA chapter, vice-president of the National Honor Society chapter, president of the … [Read More...]
Thank you to everyone for another successful conference in Kirksville, Missouri. It's always enjoyable to see all of the "new" and "old" friends...and our "Crazy Uncle Dean". Friday night we recognized all of the "Beekeepers of the Year". These people have been helping new beekeepers for many, many … [Read More...]
Conference Contest Coordinator:Erin Mullins has done an outstanding job coordinating friendly contests at our Conferences. She has put together some good planning documents for the future coordinator. The position becomes available in April 2018.
Contact Clayton Lee if you are interested or have any questions!