Member Photos

We are configuring a Member Photo Gallery. If you’d like to see your photos in our newsletter and on our website, please send your beekeeping related photos to MSBAnewsletter@gmail.com with a short paragraph detailing the setting, date, and photographers name, a short bio, region located, and number of years as a beekeeper.

Ready for Spring?

There are several things we can all do to get ready for spring besides placing seed and seedling orders. Planning ahead is an excellent way to get the results you want and be kind to your pocket book. You can start by working with an expert. You can locate you local Missouri Department of Conservation…

Master Beekeeping Program

Master Beekeeping Program

Are you interested in furthering your education? Great Plains Master Beekeeping Program makes its debut in Missouri! By Gregg Hitchings – msbagregg@gmail.com Another chapter in Missouri beekeeping was opened at MSBA’s October 18-19, 2019 fall conference in Moberly. Sheldon Brummel, Master Beekeeping Project Coordinator for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), spoke to the large group…

Missouri Leads Nation

Missouri Leads Nation

Missouri leads the nation with a concerted effort to increase monarch habitat, according to Brent Vandeloecht, Mo. Dept of Conservation and the Chairman for the Collaborative Working Group within Missourians for Monarchs Collaborative chairman. Monarch population numbers have decreased 90% in the last 20 years. The monarch is still under consideration for a listing on…

…Wins National Award!

…Wins National Award!

The National Association of County Agricultural Agents has awarded Missouri’s Master Pollinator Steward Program with a National Search for Excellence Award for Environmental Quality. The Environmental Quality award recognizes the development and implementation of an outstanding extension educational program in environmental quality, forestry and natural resources. The national award was designed to recognize members and teams who…

How to Start a MO Master Pollinator Steward Program

How to Start a MO Master Pollinator Steward Program

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 launched fall of 2018. The six-session program is designed…