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Drift Watch Website 2 Replies

John Garlisch, Bernalillo County Extension Agent, asked me to forward this on to beekeepers. It is the New Mexico Specialty Crop Site Registry where, if you choose, you can register your apiary. According to their "about us" page, "This DriftWatch…Continue

Started by Carolyn Hammack in News + Announcements. Last reply by Raymond Espinoza yesterday.

My parents recently bought a house with bee's living in one of their trees... 5 Replies

Hello,I am not looking for someone to get the hive out but merely wondering if they would move into a hive if we placed it in the backyard.Apparently they have lived in this tree for YEARS and never have been a bother. We are excited to have them…Continue

Tags: free, swarm, gentle, behavior, bee

Started by Bresdin O'Malley in How to Start Beekeeping in Albuquerque. Last reply by Bresdin O'Malley Nov 10.

Top bar hive and Langstroh extractor for sale. 5 Replies

I have major back problems lately, probably having surgery soon and need to sell my Top Bar hive. I cannot handle the weight lately.  I am also moving and need to find a good home for the girls. I cannot get out to the side yard and check on…Continue

Started by Gene Stillman in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Gene Stillman Nov 3.


I am wondering if it is possible to get a mated queen this time of year locally?Continue

Started by Sarah Ciccotello in Hives + Bees Oct 28.

winter 2 Replies

when should be the last time we go into a hives before cold weather gets here be, in the HE Heights specifically? thank you all.Continue

Started by Gretchen Rieck in Hives + Bees. Last reply by Gretchen Rieck Oct 26.

Mite Away Quick Strips

Does anyone have extra MAQS to sell?  I need to treat 2 hives and I don't want to order and pay for the minimum of 10 to make an order?  Continue

Started by Lorene Pyeatt in Swarms Sep 29.

Pricing Your Honey 1 Reply

What do folks usually get or ask for when selling honey?  Looking at selling but I don't know what the going rate is except for the grocery store.  It would be just honey not comb.ThanksContinue

Started by Christina Parlapiano in Sell/Trade + Donate/Volunteer. Last reply by Carl Smith Sep 28.

Beekeeping classes

Has anyone heard about the classes that Daniel Espalin offers ?Is he having them this fall or not ?Thanks - SamContinue

Started by Samuel Lopez in News + Announcements Sep 25.


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Raymond Espinoza replied to Carolyn Hammack's discussion Drift Watch Website
"Hi Carolyn and John, Thanks for the info, We are on board, and we hope to add other locations in…"
Karen Cannonball joined Jefferson's group

Topbar hive users.

This group is for people who are interested in learning more about topbar beekeeping.See More
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Carlos Aragon replied to Carolyn Hammack's discussion Drift Watch Website
"Registered my hives. Hopefully this will keep the spraying in the area down. Unfortunatly it only…"
Nov 13
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Nov 13
Bresdin O'Malley replied to Bresdin O'Malley's discussion My parents recently bought a house with bee's living in one of their trees...
"I really appreciate the advice and we are working out a system to hopefully move the bees in. I…"
Nov 10
Carolyn Hammack posted a discussion

Drift Watch Website

John Garlisch, Bernalillo County Extension Agent, asked me to forward this on to beekeepers. It is…See More
Nov 9

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