By , on January 18th, 2017

MBA Spring Conference 2017


2017 Spring Conference (update: Feb. 22, 2017)

All folks interested in bees are welcomed to attend!

This year’s Spring Conference will be held at the Kellogg Center on the Michigan State University campus during ANR …

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!