Convention 2019 announcement

113th MANITOBA BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION CONVENTION ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Please come to the Convention; we will be featuring: Randy Oliver, Les Eccles and Rosanna Punko Randy will be speaking on oxalic acid tips and slow release method, pesticides, and neonic facts. Reading comb and insightful thoughts on bee biology. Les Eccles is with the Ontario tech transfer team and will discuss how to translate these services to Manitoba as has been done in Saskatchewan Rosanna Punko is a masters student working with Nosema and will be speaking on her research CHC will be holding their meeting on Thursday prior to the […]


Fall 2018 Newsletter

MBA Fall 2018 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.


Mite-A-Thon September 8th – 15th, fill out the mitecheck.com survey online to upload your data

The second annual Mite-A-Thon will take place Saturday, September 8 to Saturday, September 15, 2018 and we invite you to participate!   Dear Honey Bee Friends: The parasitic mite, Varroa destructor (a.k.a. Varroa), and the viruses it vectors is a significant driver of honey bee colony mortality and therefore needs to be managed effectively in order to maintain the health of honey bees and the ecosystems they live in.The Mite-A-Thon is a Tri-national (i.e. Canada, United States, and Mexico) effort to raise awareness about honey bee colony Varroa infestation levels in North America. Mite-A-Thon participants are being asked to monitor the level of Varroa (number […]


Summer 2018 Newsletter

MBA Summer 2018 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.


Spring 2018 Newsletter

MBA Spring 2018 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.


Beekeepers Picnic 2018

Ian Steppler has volunteered his yard for a 2018 Beekeepers picnic.For those of you who are interested in seeing his operation and enjoying a day with the Ian and his bees; we will be holding the picnic on June 16th. Ian says himself “So I’m planning on growing a bee beard at this year’s proposed Manitoba Beekeepers Association field day… Anyone have advice?” He sounds as ready as anyone has ever been for such an endeavor All the details are LISTED BELOW MBA Feild Day 2018


Winter 2018 Newsletter

MBA Winter 2018 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.  


2019 Manitoba Convention and AGM information and registration!

Please note that the MBA mailing address has changed. The new address is: Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association 326 Belvidere Street Winnipeg, MB   R3J 2H3   February 22 to 23, 2019 is the  113th Annual Convention and Annual General Meeting. Please see attached documents on registering and notice of events.   Topics for the AGM Reports Financial 2018 Year end and 2019 Budget Barry Fingler Fund Research Priorities Election of  Directors Resolutions If you have any Research Priorities you wish the MBA to support and initiate through the Barry Fingler Fund, please make your suggestions known to Paul Gregory. If you are interested in joining […]


Fall 2017 Newsletter

MBA Fall 2017 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.  


MASC Overwintering Bee Mortality Insurance

With new changes to the MASC overwintering program the MBA would like to make its members aware that the program has a longer measured benefit for reporting good years as the threshold for a payout goes up on average to match your measurable level of loss year to year. For more information follow the link below or contact the agent at your local MASC office. https://www.masc.mb.ca/masc.nsf/program_overwinter_bee_mortality.html