By , on February 15th, 2015

Changes are Coming: New Label for Neonicotinoid Products

Nearly everyone on the planet has now heard about neonicotinoid class pesticides and the impact these may have on the honey bee (and pollinators in general).  Neonicotinoids (neonics for short) are synthetic nicotine (as in the tobacco plant) or nicotine-related …

By , on February 12th, 2015

Additional Microscope Class for 2015 Spring Conference

The Friday microscope class at the 2015 spring conference is full and registration for this class is closed.  Because of continuing demand, an additional microscope class has been added for Saturday, March 14 from 1pm to 3pm.  Course content is …

By , on February 10th, 2015

To feed, or not to feed

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

First published Feb 9, 2015 at

This is the question for us beekeepers. A recent study from Beeinformed group (linked here) says that colonies would actually have higher mortality, if bees …

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 …