November 12, 2018

EAS Conference Coming to Maine

The Eastern Apicultural Society (EAS) has officially named Maine as the host of its annual conference in August 2020. To be held at the University of Maine in Orono, the five-day event will feature lectures by nationally and internationally-recognized speakers, workshops, vendor displays and beekeeping courses for all experience levels. Temporary apiaries will be set up on site, where open hive … [Read more...]

MSBA Annual Meeting

Sagadahoc County Beekeepers Association hosted the MSBA’s Annual Meeting on October 13th at the SKY HI Conference Center in Topsham. Close to 200 beekeepers from across the state attended the daylong event. The keynote speaker was Dr John Skinner, a professor and Extension Bee Specialist in the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology at the University of Tennessee. In his presentation … [Read more...]

Beekeepers Calendar: November

Provide upper ventilation. Remove mite treatments prior to wintering or wrapping the colony. Wrap colonies with tar paper or commercial wrap and provide with an insulating board or moisture absorbing material by Thanksgiving. … [Read more...]

Annual Meeting is Just 12 Days Away!

Early Bird Pricing is $25 up to THIS SATURDAY October 7th! It will be held again this year in Rockland at Ocean Side High School. Our speakers this are:                                       Dr. Jim Tew                                       Dr. Anita Collins                                       Lincoln Sennett                                       Jennifer Lund, State Apiarist Come … [Read more...]

2016-2017 Winter Apiary Survey

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (ME DACF) is running a Beekeeping survey for the 2016-2017 winter. All Maine beekeepers are invited to participate in the survey which is available on the ME DACF website where you can also find information about apiary licensing, educational events, and other resources. … [Read more...]

MSBA Annual Meeting October 15, 2016

The MSBA Annual Meeting is right around the corner.  Join us for a full day of education and networking with your fellow Maine beekeepers on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from  8:00 am – 5:00 pm. This year's meeting is being hosted by the Knox-Lincoln County Beekeepers and will be held at Oceanside High School 400 Broadway Rockland, Maine Don't miss your opportunity to hear amazing speakers Dr. … [Read more...]