April 23, 2014

2010 MSBA Annual Meeting Lineup Announced

Jennifer Berry

The Speakers for the 2010 Maine State Beekeepers Association Meeting have been announced by the sponsoring Chapter, the York County Beekeepers Association. Headlining will be Jennifer Berry. Ms. Berry is Apicultural Research Coordinator and Lab Manager at the University of Georgia. She’s actively involved in all aspects of honey bee research and education for the state of Georgia. Her primary … [Read more...]

Nominations Committee working on a slate for 2010

Maine State Beekeepers Associations Annual Meeting 2009

Interested in serving you state organization? the requirements are twofold: 1) to be enthusiastic about bees in maine, and 2) be willing to contribute to running the board in a forward direction. the meetings are in augusta about 8 times per year procedurally, the nominating committee will most likely form in February (30+ days before the meeting in March) i believe there will be … [Read more...]

Thanks for the Memories: Stan Brown celebrates 90 years of life, 78 years with bees

Stan Brown -  Maine's Most Experienced Beekeeper

Heartfelt thanks go out from Stan to all the fellow beekeepers who helped him celebrate his 90th birthday (just a tad early) during October’s Cumberland County Beekeepers Association meeting. For those of you who don’t know, Stan Brown began beekeeping at the young age of 12 years when, as the fates would have it, he caught and began caring for a swarm. Of course, a lot has happened between … [Read more...]

Kids in Beekeeping

Beekeeping Kids

Jack and his Dad took a short class from Master Beekeeper, Rick Cooper.  Jack then got everything he needed to become a beekeeper as a  present. The following pictures are of Jack and his brother, Brad, checking Jack's new hive. Thank you Jack and Brad, for sharing your  pictures with us. … [Read more...]