MSU Extension Beekeeping Series

Mark you calendars for September 25th and October 24th if you want to attend the MSU-EXT beekeeping series, “Fall Management Strategies” at the Monroe County Extension Office. Classes begin at 6:30, and registration is required. Click here for the event … Continue reading

Fall Flower and Garden Fest offers attractions for bee enthusiasts…


If you love gardening as well as beekeeping, visit the MSU Truck Crops Experiment Station in Crystal Springs, MS on October 13th & 14th for a fun and educational event!!

2017 Fall Garden Flyer

Upcoming Beekeeping Meetings

Dear Beekeeper, Here are two meetings that are pertinent to beekeepers in Mississippi.  They will occur next Tuesday, and you participation would be greatly appreciated. Mississippi Farm Bureau Honey Bee Commodity Meeting – The annual meeting allows beekeepers to discuss … Continue reading

2017 Beekeeping Camp

Beekeeping Camp is back this year, and we still have open spots to fill! The camp will be held from June 18-22 at the Clay Lyle Entomology building on MSU campus. You can find out more about this action-packed event and … Continue reading

Beekeeping Spring Classes Are Here!

The flowers are blooming (early), the bees are working hard, and Mississippi beekeepers are chomping at the bit to kick off our 2017 educational workshop series…so check out the Events calendar on our blog site for more information!  The first workshop … Continue reading

Mid-winter colony inspection

Winter mortality claims between 25% and 30% of managed honey bee colonies across the United States every year. Sometimes it is the result of high pathogen loads in the winter bee population; sometimes it is due to starvation. The short, mild winters we … Continue reading

2016 MBA Convention

Greetings beekeepers! Registration is open for the 2016 Convention, which will be held this year in Gulfport, MS. Look under the Resources tab on this blog site to find 2017 MBA Membership Renewal and 2016 Convention Registration forms. Also, please … Continue reading

Beekeeping Spring Series: Moving Forward

From the Monroe Co. Extension Office Dear Beekeeper: The last part of our series is approaching this weekend. Keith Williams will conduct this lesson, so please come to the “Beekeeping Spring Series: Moving Forward” to be held at the MSU … Continue reading

Pre-Registration for Queen Rearing Workshop

This year we are providing a catered lunch for participants in the Queen Rearing Workshop. However, we need a head count a few days before the workshop to know how many lunches to order. If you are interested in a … Continue reading

Queen Rearing Workshop Program Now Available!

Our 2016 Queen Rearing Workshop will be packed full of information and hands-on learning opportunities. Check out what’s on tap for this year: 2016 Queen Rearing Workshop Program