Frequently Asked Questions

How do I join your organization? To become a member please see the Membership page.

There is a swarm of bees on my tree. What can I do? Information on swarms, and what to do if you have one, can be found on the Swarm page. You can also contact an MSBA Extension Office to obtain information about beekeepers in your area who might be able to help.

Do you have any classes on beekeeping? Information on Short Courses is available, including dates, locations, costs and contact details on the Classes page of this website.

Is there a beekeeper living near me? You can contact an Extension Office to obtain information about beekeepers in your area or from the MSBA Officers' page, contact the County Vice President for the county in which you live.

Our son/daughter is interested in Beekeeping. How can I find a beekeeper who might be willing to help them get started? From the MSBA Officers' page you should contact the VP for your county and he/she will be glad to assist you in getting your son the necessary information and assistance. Should any questions remain after that contact, do not hesitate to contact the President, who is listed at the top of the page.

When is the next MSBA meeting? Please check the meetings page.

Is there a charge for attending the MSBA meetings and listening to the speakers? Association meetings are open to all without charge.

Do you have another question? Ask us!