Michigan Queens

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The Michigan Beekeepers Association has some great info on rearing Michigan queens, click the link below for more information. Sign up to get more info about Michigan Queen rearing Also, for a very limited time Mite Biter Breeder Queens are available for sale. If you are interested in getting a breeder queen in 2018, please email Meghan at mpi@msu.edu as … Read More

The Secret of Bees Exhibit

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Visit the Lakeshore Museum Center and explore The Secret of Bees Exhibit! This special exhibit will run through September 15, 2018. For more information click on the link below. Click here for Secrets of Bees Exhibit

Michigan Honey Study

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Dr Ferhat Ozturk, a visiting Bio Chemist at Alma College, was a presenter at this year’s Michigan Beekeepers Association Spring Conference. Dr. Ozturk and his team are doing a study about Michigan honey. They are looking for honey with medicinal properties. Dr Ozturk experience says this is usually dark honey but is interested in all Michigan honey. They would appreciate … Read More

Intro to Beekeeping March 3rd

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Introduction to Beekeeping Saturday, March 3 10 am to 4 pm Scottville Senior Center FREE Maybe you’d like a refresher course to move comfortably into spring. Perhaps you’re a newbee or even a wannabee considering getting started for the first time. You may have friends or neighbors interested in beekeeping . . . let’s help each other catch the buzz! … Read More

Michigan Beekeepers Assoc. Fall Conference

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When: Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 and Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 Where: This year’s Fall Conference will be held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel (100 W. Michigan Ave. Kalamazoo, MI 49007) on the in the heart of Downtown Kalamazoo. Our Keynote speakers will be Dr. Dewey Caron and Dr. Larry Connor. For more information visit the Michigan Beekeepers Association

A Sweet Taste of Mason County

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Scottville Beekeepers presents… A SWEET TASTE OF MASON COUNTY JOIN US FOR THIS FIRST TIME EVENT! FREE for all ages! Saturday, October 21  10 am to 3 pm Scottville Senior Center  140 S. Main St. Come meet the folks behind the buzz . . . Local Beeks from all over Mason County will share a taste of their … Read More

Lowe’s Showin’ The Bees Some Love!

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Home improvement store Lowe’s announced it will phase out selling bee-killing neonicotinoid and plants treated with neonicotinoids! Get the full story here…Lowe’s to phase out selling neonics!

Hands On Review!

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Hands-on Review: Sunday, July 16 at 1:00 pm (weather permitting) Where we started and where we are now Bring protective bee gear (a few hoods available) Contact Lenny: 773-817-3181 or ifneedbee@earthlink.net You bring your questions – they’ll be answered in this live demo Inspection + Ready to Super? + Splits (even though it’s late) Bill and Anne Mauer will be … Read More