At the February 2, 2019 MSBA Meeting, Maryland State Apiarist Cybil Preston will introduce us all to the Fieldwatch/BeeCheck application.
Fieldwatch's mission is "to develop and provide easy-to-use, reliable, accurate and secure on-line mapping tools intended to enhance communications that promote awareness and stewardship activities between producers of specialty crops, beekeepers ...
In December, Maryland beekeeper and MSBA officer Ben Cooper published All Nature Sings: A Devotional Guide to Animals in the Bible, including a lovely chapter on honey bees.
Did you know that bees are found only 3 times in the Bible, but honey and honeycomb together get more than ...
Each November since 1908, the Maryland State Beekeepers Association has elected a leadership group dedicated to supporting our club's mission of supporting beekeepers and beekeeping through education and outreach. Several hundred, all-volunteer officers have led and supported MSBA for 111 years!
Please welcome (and thank!) your local and statewide officers: ...
2019 Feb 02 Meeting Agenda
|8:30 AM||Refreshments, Coffee, Donuts, etc.|
|9:00 AM||Opening and Welcome||Jim Fraser, President, MSBA|
|9:15 AM||Maryland Apiary Inspector’s Report|
Fieldwatch/Bee Check Application
|Cybil Preston, Maryland State Apiary Inspector|
|9:45 AM||Honey bee Genetics And Improving Your Stock||William Sprenkle, Log Cabin Farm|
|10:45 AM||Tropilaelaps Mites, A Fate Worse Than Varroa Destructor||Dr. Samuel Ramsey, vanEngelsdorp Lab|
|11:45 AM||The New UMD Bee Squad||Mark Dykes, Extension Coordinator, vanEngelsdorp Bee Lab|
|12:30 AM||Lunch (on your own, or Subway order)|
|1:30 PM||Colony Management Tips||William Sprenkle, Log Cabin Farm|
|2:30 PM||Varroa Anatomy: Why it Matters to Your Bees||Dr. Samuel Ramsey|
|3:30 PM||Ask Expert Beekeepers Your Anonymous Questions||Panel|