By , on January 18th, 2017

MBA Spring Conference 2017

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!!!

2017 Spring Conference (update: Feb. 22, 2017)

All folks interested in bees are welcomed to attend!

This year’s Spring Conference will be held at the Kellogg Center on the Michigan State University campus during ANR week …

By , on January 17th, 2017

Value of honey bees in Michigan from pollination service and honey production

Value of honey bees in Michigan from pollination service and honey production
 Zachary Huang, Michigan State University
1. Value of honey bee pollination in Michigan, based on 2015 data

The Western honey bee Apis mellifera plays a crucial role for

By , on September 21st, 2016

Chatfield Students Enjoy a Year of Beekeeping

The Michigan Beekeepers Association supported young beekeepers with a donation to the Chatfield School.

View photos of Chatfield students with their bees – bee-pics

Read a thank you letter from Chatfield students to MBA.…

By , on August 30th, 2016

Michigan’s Managed Pollinator Protection Plan

Michigan is in the midst of creating a state-wide managed protection plan. The purpose of Michigan’s Managed Pollinator Protection Plan is to improve and protect the health of  pollinators in Michigan, while simultaneously protecting our crops, property, and human health. …

By , on August 10th, 2016

George (Joe) Landschoot Passes

We have been notified the George (Joe) Landschoot, age 66, has recently died of pancreatic cancer.  George (who went by the name of Joe) has been a long-time member and an active member of the Michigan Beekeepers’ Association.  Many beekeeper’s …