EAS 2020 is in Maine

Make your summer 2020 plans now! The 65th Eastern Apicultural Short Course & Conference will take place August 3-7 in beautiful Orono, Maine! What better place to talk bees and beat the heat? Local favorites like Sammy Ramsey and other superstars like Tom Seeley, Sue Cobey, and more! Check out the video for more information, as well.

Honey Show TIPS

You can learn more about the honey show and its rules here, but first, MSBA President Kim Mehalick wants to encourage your participation and offer some tips for success! TIPS for preparing a Honey Show entry: Put your entry through a fine filter to reduce particulate. Pour your bottles a week early so the air bubbles can rise. Watch those fill lines! That ridge bellow the screw threads up top is the “Fair Fill Line:” you want each of your Read More …

MSBA T-Shirts: Both Long and Short Sleeves Now Available

MSBA has restocked its 100% cotton “I’m a A Maryland Beekeeper” t-shirts in both long- and short-sleeves, and in a range of 7 sizes from small to 4X-large! We sold out of a first, experimental batch at the February 2019 meeting, and now have 100 shirts in stock for immediate sale. Short sleeved shirts are $15, and long-sleeved shirts are $20. You have two delivery options: for normal shipping, there is an additional cost of $4 per shirt, with bulk Read More …