December 2, 2015

Annual Meeting October 16, 2010

The October annual meeting is around the corner and the York County chapter is organizing an amazing day of beekeeping education. We are very honored to have such world-class beekeepers as our speakers. Medhat Nasr has just returned from speaking in Australia (where varroa are not yet present, but the beekeepers? are preparing fortheir eventual arrival). After our meeting, he will be … [Read more...]

Summary of the MSBA 2010 Spring Meeting

By nearly any measure one can think of, the 2010 MSBA annual meeting held on March 27th was a great success. Good food, lots of beekeepers and “wanna bees,” and impressive speakers made for a day that any beekeeper could thoroughly enjoy. As always, the crew at the Calumet Club provided great food and friendly service. This was no easy task, given the near- capacity crowd of 272 people at the … [Read more...]

2010 MSBA Annual Meeting Lineup Announced

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

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...]

Anna – 2007 Junior Beekeeper of the Year

Anna was selected for the 2007 Jr. Beekeeper of the Year Award by the Maine State Beekeepers Association. She went to Bee School and learned a great deal about Honey Bees. Her study included topics related to pests, disease, and hive management practices. Anna tells us that she is honored to be the Jr. Beekeeper of the year. Congratulations Anna! … [Read more...]