By , on September 20th, 2014

A Proposed Change to the MBA Constitution

The MBA constitution provides authority (at the discretion of the MBA Board) for the local clubs to collect membership dues for the MBA, the state-wide Association.  In 2010, the MBA changed from a manual system to an on-line membership …

By , on September 19th, 2014

2014 Candidates for the MBA Board

The slate of candidates for the 2014 MBA board election has been announced.  The candidates are:

Vice President – Ann Leonard
Treasurer – Stephen E. Tilmann
District 2 Representative – Meghan Milbrath
District 4 Representative – Anne Marie Fauvel…

By , on July 23rd, 2014

Do You Move Hives to Florida? Florida Asks For Your Help

I received the attached letter to State Apiary regulators earlier today from Dave Westervelt of Florida’s Apiary Inspection program. The letter addresses Florida’s plan to support communication between beekeepers and citrus growers when  citrus growers must make applications to …

By , on July 15th, 2014

Preliminary 2013/2014 Winter Die Off Results for Michigan

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

“Karen Roccasecca, my counterpart from Pennsylvania, works closely with the Bee Informed Partnership and she recently shared the 2013-14 state by state colony lost data

By , on June 6th, 2014

2014 MBA Summer Picnic

All are invited.  You do not have to be a member of the MBA to attend.

Where:  The Octagon Barn-Gagetown, MI   (one mile East of Gagetown and one mile North on Richie Rd to 6948 Richie Rd, Gagetown, …