Urban beekeeping in New Mexico's largest city.
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NM Beekeepers Association is contracted to conduct the state honey bee survey. We are looking for 24 apiaries of at least 8 (Langstroth) hives distributed around the state. (Unfortunately, the survey protocol is not suitable for top bar hives.) Data…Continue
Hey folks- we are getting lots of inquires about swarming timeline and thought it would be helpful to share some points to consider/remember... and some recommended steps for managing...When a hive swarms- a large percentage of the hive will leave…Continue
Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements yesterday.
On 05/11/2015 Mon Ms. Anita called me for swarm in downtown.So I went 2112 Charlevoix on old town.I found large block of bee on vine wood fence facing street.I put 50% of bees to my box and hope most to come in.But bee in the box are going back to…Continue
Started by Celeste in Hives + Bees May 14.
Hi ABQBKS Ms. Anita called us GO GET SOME SWARM.So we went to old town and got a swarm with a queen..(free bees)..Now we would like to combine that swarm with our existing top bar bees who don't have a queen.Plz tell us how to combine two bee…Continue
Started by Megumi "Mega" HIRAYAMA in Hives + Bees May 12.