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, MI …

By , on May 19th, 2014

HopGuard II, Section 18 Registration Approved in Michigan for 2014

We have received the following communication from Mike Hansen, the state apiarist….

Michigan has received approval from the US Environmental Protection Agency to add HopGuard II to the list of products available to Michigan beekeepers for the control of Varroa …

By , on May 14th, 2014

Asian honey bees foraging on Chinese redbud tree flowers.

Citation: Huang, Z.Y. 2014. Asian honey bees foraging on Chinese redbud tree flowers. http://bees.msu.edu/2014/redbud/. Accessed {date of your visit}.

Published May 13, 2014

Zachary Huang, Michigan State University

Eastern redbud trees are blooming, one right in front …

By , on May 13th, 2014

Fact v. Fiction and what really changed with the GAAMPs?

[Editor's note:  We received the following communication from the Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development]

by Jamie Clover Adams, Director, MI Department of Agriculture & Rural Development

Recent changes to the voluntary set of guidelines used to support the …

By , on May 13th, 2014

Heartland Apicultural Society Annual Meeting Coming to Michigan!

The Heartland Apicultural Society 2015 annual meeting is coming to Michigan.  Dr. Zachary Huang (chair of the Society), Rich Wieske and Anne Marie Fauvel (both are on the MBA board) have been working to organize this multi-state event.  We have …