Last Saturday was the second annual Backyard Beekeepers Association field trip, where lots of new and experienced beekeepers gathered to inspect a variety of hives and beekeeping techniques in commercial and hobby bee yards. BeeManiacs was featured as one of the … Continue reading →
We have created a new section on our website to keep track of upcoming events where BeeManiacs staff will participate, as well as to list some relevant past events. You can find this new section by clicking on “Education” in the main menu … Continue reading →
Last Saturday we distributed the BeeManiacs packages for the 2016 season. We had package installation demonstrations in top bar and Langstroth hives (Western and Deep boxes). We presented different ways to install packages: without shaking or shaking the bees, and … Continue reading →
We started 2015 strong, with a presentation about the WA State Master Beekeeper Program at the first bee club meeting of the year in this area.
On Friday, January 2, we presented the Master program to about 24 beekeepers who are members of the West Plains Beekeepers Association. We were expecting a smaller audience because this meeting was in the middle of a holiday break, right after January 1, and road conditions were not so good due to snow, but the interest in the subject was high.
If you could not make it to the meeting and would like to see the presentation, you can find it at our educational site, in the “Download Presentations” page, under “General Presentations” or by following this link to the page:
BeeManiacs attended the WAS 2014 Annual Conference in Missoula, Montana. We attended several beekeeping events during the last years but we have to say this is the best conference we attended so far. General attendance was low, but the quantity … Continue reading →