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Are Honeybees Invasive Species?

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Started by Anita Amstutz in Swarms yesterday.

Statewide Bee Survey - Apiaries Needed 6 Replies

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

Started by Christina Allday-Bondy in News + Announcements. Last reply by Melanie Margarita Kirby yesterday.

Swarm timeline- points to remember/consider

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

Tags: queens, virgin, re-queening, swarms

Started by Melanie Margarita Kirby in News + Announcements yesterday.

Queens?? 2 Replies

Does anyone have any mated queens for sale?  I know I had a queen emerge around the 1st of May and there is no sign of her now.Looking for a queen.ChristinaContinue

Started by Christina Parlapiano in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Christina Parlapiano on Saturday.

I got Swarm 1 Reply

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 Megumi "Mega" HIRAYAMA in Swarms. Last reply by Carl Smith May 17.

Swarm Hotline Number

I would like to help/volunteer with the Swarm Hotline at the County extension office. Does any one no the number and who to contact?Continue

Started by Dennis Valdez in Swarms May 15.

topbar how to put two group of bee to one hive

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

Tags: of, bee, one, hive, group

Started by Megumi "Mega" HIRAYAMA in Hives + Bees May 12.


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Les Crowder, NM Beekeepers Association, Pollinator Week Kickoff Event at Bosque School, Budaghers Hall

June 13, 2015 from 6pm to 8:30pm
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