By , on March 16th, 2015

HAS 2015 Conference in Albion, Michigan




MBA-postcard-email 2

By , on March 13th, 2015

Singing to bees

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

Beelieve it or not, I found this when I was bored one day. That was when I was a student, trying to get my Ph.D. and was observing bees 8 hours a day. I started …

By , on March 12th, 2015

Building a Mini-Nuc Plans

A new set of plans on how to build a mini-nuc has been added to the “In the Beekeepers Workshop” page on the MBA web site.  These plans include a survey (Part 1) of the topic, including the “whats”, “whys” …

By , on March 5th, 2015

Mary Folkema of Fremont, Michigan, Passes

Mary Folkema age 88 years of Fremont and widow of Donald, passed away on Thursday, February 12, 2015. The funeral service were held at 11:00 AM on Monday, February.  The Folkemas were well known among Michigan beekeepers.  Donald served as
By , on March 5th, 2015

Pollinator Initiative Project at Michigan State University

We received the following communication from Mike Hansen, State Apiarist for Michigan…

Good Morning, many of you already know Meghan Milbrath through presentations she’s provided at local bee club meetings, through MBA’s Annual meeting at ANR week, through the Northern …