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...]
Don't believe in varroa mites? Here is a video Charlotte Ekker Wiggins took with a macro lens inside of drone brood from a third year Italian swarm colony. She regularly removes drone brood as part of her varroa mite management. On this particular frame, varroa were noticeable only in a 4-inch … [Read More...]
PLAN TO ENTER THE 2018 HEARTLAND APICULTURAL SOCIETY HONEY SHOW ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Plan to enter the 2018 Heartland Apicultural Society Honey Show, part of Heartland Apicultural Society’s annual conference being held July 11-13, 2018 at Washington University in St. Louis. Established in 2001 by … [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.
State Fair Chair:Dean Sanders has been the State Fair Chair for more than 7 years now and was assisting with the Fair for many years before that. He's been a great asset all these years, but feels it's time to give someone else a chance. So we need to find someone that would like to take over for him. He's more than happy to assist in the training and "passing of the baton". If you have any interest in helping with the fair, please contact Dean or Clayton with any questions.
Contact Clayton Lee if you are interested or have any questions!