By , on January 29th, 2014

Single gene separates queen from workers

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Scientists have identified how a single gene in honey bees separates the queens from the workers.

A team of scientists from Michigan State University and Wayne State University unraveled the gene’s inner workings and published

By , on July 19th, 2010

George Tolgo, Lifetime Member of MBA, Dies July 13, 2010

George Tolgo, a lifetime member of MBA, died unexpectedly in his sleep on July 13, 2010 at the age of 76.  George was a well-known beekeeper in the Au Gres, Michigan, area.  Visitation will be on Friday, July 23, …

By , on July 13th, 2010

Michigan Governor Signs “Cottage Foods” Legistlation (Updated July 28, 2010)

Michigan Governor Granhold signed a set of bills called the “Cottage Foods Industry” bills.  These bills make it legal for selling into certain markets home-produced and home-packaged foods without the need of a “commercial kitchen” license.  There are two …

By , on June 18th, 2010

2010 MBA Summer Meeting and Picnic

Be sure to mark Saturday, June 26 on your calendar the 2010 MBA summer meeting and picnic. Click here for details!

By , on February 18th, 2010

Michigan State researcher traces the evolution of honey bee gender

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Published: Oct. 26, 2006 E-mail Editor

EAST LANSING, Mich. ‘‘ A first-of-its-kind evolutionary strategy discovered among invertebrate organisms ‘‘ or honey bees ‘‘ shows how …