By , on January 11th, 2015

Iotron Again Offering Hive Sterilization Services

Dear Beekeepers Association,

We are Iotron Industries USA, an electron beam irradiation service provider. We host an annual Apiary Day each year, providing beekeepers in the region a hive sterilization service that promotes a clean environment to raise a healthy …

By , on January 9th, 2015

Apitherapy Day IN Ohio

DATE:  Saturday February 21, 2015

TIME:  8:00 – am – 4:30 pm

PLACE:  Pittsfield Township Hall, State Road 303 at Ohio Route 58 between Oberlin and Wellington Ohio

The speakers will be Donald Downs, Jim Higgins, and …

By , on January 6th, 2015

Silent Auction at 2015 Spring Conference

We will again be holding the popular “silent auction” at the 2015 spring conference.  The auction is being handled by Dean and Lois Cross.  If you have items you wish to donate to the silent auction, then please contact Dean …

By , on December 18th, 2014

Neonicotinoids: A Brief Review of the Science

Science magazine recently published an article (November 14, 2014, Vol 346, Issue 6211, pages 806-807) reviewing the science behind the concern with neonicotinoids and honey bees.  This article is of particular interest for several reasons.

First, the whole issue …

By , on December 18th, 2014

The Head-Scratching Case of the Vanishing Bees

Here is another interesting article from the New York Times regarding colony collapse disorder.  The article, published on September 28, 2014, is accompanied by a video.  Of particular interest to Michigan beekeepers is that David Hackenberg, who was the featured …