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 …

By , on April 1st, 2016

Colony Loss Survey Now Underway

Editor’s Note:  We received this very important notice from the “Bee Informed Partnership”.  We encourage all beekeepers to participate in this colony loss survey.

Dear Beekeeper,
We need you!  We know it is one of the busiest times of …

By , on March 24th, 2016

Minnesota Confirms Damage, Compensates Beekeepers

 Tue Mar 22, 2016 12:58 PM EDT

ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) — Recent legal action has put neonicotinoids in the spotlight once again.

This week, Minnesota’s Department of Agriculture compensated two beekeepers after investigators found that neonicotinoid-filled dust from a …

By , on March 24th, 2016

Mini-Nuc Video Added to the Beekeeper’s Workshop Series

A new video has been added to “The Beekeeper’s Workshop” series.  The latest is the first of a two-part series on the topic of mini-nucs.  Mini-nucs are half-sized nucleus hives, only a quarter of the size of a standard …

By , on February 29th, 2016

Iotron Industries Apiary Days

Iotron Industries has announced their annual “Apiary Days” to be March 25 and April 1, 2016.  Iotron offers beekeepers special pricing on their electron beam sterilization process in an effort to help the combat local area diseases, shrinking population …