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

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

Fall Beekeeping Classes

Cooler weather is just around the corner, and so are a few great opportunities to hone your beekeeping skills and broaden your knowledge! Check out the Events Calendar for upcoming workshops around the state, as well as our annual Mississippi Beekeeper Association conference. … Continue reading

Beekeeping Workshop Series in Monroe County

The Monroe County Extension Service is hosting a series of three beekeeping workshops this spring at their Aberdeen office. Click here to learn more. (The course description below is from Randall Nevins) 1st Meeting Topic: Spring Bee Preparation and Buildup This … Continue reading

Beginner Short Course Registration OPEN

Our first beekeeping course of the year will be on March 19th in Jackson, MS.  Check out the Events page on our blog site to download a copy of the registration form. Details of the workshop, directions and contact information … Continue reading

2015 Beekeeping Conference Program

FINALLY, we have an updated program for those of you attending the conference this weekend.  Many apologies for getting this out late!  Click the link below to open the full program. Conference Program

The MBA Annual Conference is Just Around the Corner…

If you have not already registered for the 2015 Beekeeping Conference in Ellisville….it’s time to get those forms in! Look under the References tab for a downloadable registration form.  Also, information about hotel registration and additional details about the conference … Continue reading

Beginner Beekeeping Workshop Series–MSU Extension Service

This fall, the Monroe County Extension Service will be hosting a series of three free workshops, offered to local beginning beekeepers. Weekday classes begin at 6:30 p.m. and preregistration is mandatory.  Click on links below for more information: Beekeeping Series_flyer 2015 … Continue reading

Splits and Swarms Workshop This Weekend

If you haven’t already signed up for this Saturday’s workshop on making splits and managing swarms, we have 6 spots left!! Visit our Events page for contact information. This is a FREE EDUCATIONAL EVENT, so please don’t pass up the opportunity … Continue reading

First Workshop of 2015

The moment you have all waited for…a date has been decided for our first Beginning Beekeeper Workshop!  The Central Mississippi Beekeepers Association will be hosting the workshop and field day on March 14th in Jackson, MS.  The morning will be … Continue reading