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March 15th & 16th
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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...]
The Economist had a very interesting post a couple of days ago about training bees to find landmines and a new app that can tell you what's wrong with your bees. It can tell if you have hive beetles, varroa, foul brood, if they're getting ready to swarm, etc. Read the article for … [Read more...]
Your bees should be finding lots of pollen now... Check out this little video clip of a happy bee! … [Read more...]
We are pleased to announce the winners of contests at the spring 2018 Conference of the Missouri State Beekeepers Association. Bee Photography From left to right: Marty Lyle, Northwest Bee Busters-2nd Place, Kyle Day, MSBA’s 2017 Ambassador (not a photographer-just in the picture as eye … [Read more...]