About MSBA Elections 2020

MSBA Elections: What You Are Voting For Each year MSBA asks members to vote for officers: do you know what you are voting for? Your state beekeeping club collects your dues and oversees tens of thousands of dollars in resources in pursuit of this non-profit organization’s mission: “to promote scientific and practical bee culture, promote the use of honey and other bee products, and to secure such legislation as is necessary to protect and further the beekeeping industry and to Read More …

Association of Southern MD Beekeepers Teaching at College of Southern Maryland Online

The Association of Southern Maryland Beekeepers is partnering with the online arm of the College of Southern Maryland (which is also a Bee Campus USA!) to offer its beginning beekeeping course this year. Designed for those interested in getting started in beekeeping. Subject material including basic honey bee biology and behavior, beekeeping equipment, pests, hive inspection and seasonal management will all be covered. The overall goal is to provide information that will allow you to learn from your bees as Read More …

Live Beekeeping Instruction Demos in Baltimore

from Bill Castro, MSBA 2nd VP Though exact dates that highly depend on covid, weather and city/state requirements are still being worked out, MSBA 2nd VP Bill Castro will be holding live demos on urban natural beekeeping in Baltimore’s Leakin Park this year. The first sessions will be in late March, and take place every month this growing season. This is Bill’s 13th full time season running over 100 colonies in Baltimore and 25th consecutive season managing bees. Topics will Read More …