Hi All The MBA Convention will be held in Winnipeg February 16 -17, 2018 at the Hilton Airport Suites at Berry and Wellington Ave. Confirmed speakers are Dr. Stephen Pernal, AAFC, Beaverlodge and Dr. James Masucci, Monsanto Bee Research, S Louis. Prior to the Convention, the MBA has identified a need to help our members with the changes and challenges with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. We will be inviting specialists in this area to a special meeting Thursday, February 15, 2018. If you are interested in attending, please contact me at email@example.com Thanks, Daryl
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
If you have a honey bee swarm that you would like to have a beekeeper remove, please make contact with a beekeeper in the following ways. If you live in or near Winnipeg, you can find contacts through the local association at http://www.beekeepingmanitoba.com/ If you live in rural Manitoba, contact your local beekeeper directly.
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