President’s Message, February 2020

First, I must give a well-deserved appreciation to outgoing MSBA President Jim Fraser. His willingness to help any beekeeper, share information, and just generally be a great all around ambassador for Maryland beekeepers will be missed. I hope to learn Read More …

President’s Message, November 2019

My term as MSBA President will end on December 31, so this is my last message. I have thoroughly enjoyed serving as President and working with the MSBA Board. I especially want to thank those who have done most, if Read More …

President’s Message, June 2019

Wow! What a great season so far. My hives are exploding with bees and piled high with supers loaded with nectar and capped honey. I am having a hard time keeping up with them. Sadly, I see that the tulip Read More …

President’s Message

As I look out the windows of my truck traveling to my bee yards, I know that it is fall based on the calendar; however, the trees aren’t showing many signs of fall and the temperatures aren’t really fall like either. Once again, the weather is not reading the books. Either way, the bees need to be put to bed for winter – feed them so they are heavy, put on mouse guards, and kill the mites. Many beekeepers do more, many do less and we all hope for Read More …