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Labelling information for non-federally registered honey:

labelling information for non-federally registered honey: Common name The common name for honey is prescribed in Sections B.18.025-B.18.027 of the Food and Drug Regulations (http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/C.R.C.%2C_c._870/page-161.html#docCont). Products described as honey must meet these standards of identity.  If a honey is combined with another ingredient, such as a flavour, royal jelly, or other, the common name must describe how the product deviates from the standard (i.e. strawberry flavoured honey, honey with royal jelly, etc.). For all other products, such as Royal Jelly, the common name must be descriptive of the product.   The common name must be shown on the principal display panel of the […]


2019 Bees For Sale

Border Hills Honey Ltd. > 204-362-9364 > Roland MB > 4 Frame Nucs with 2019 Manitoba queens  > mid-June > contact Josh Wiebe, contact@nullborderhillshoney.ca   Average Bear Apiaries > 204-795-9116 > Glenlea, MB > Nucs200 Singles > mid-June > contact Marcus Wiens, avgbearapiaries@nullgmail.com   Will Clark > 204-724-2373 > Brandon, MB > Nucs (3 frames of brood, 5 frames in total) in Jester boxes > available after May 15th > contact Will, willmarthoney@nullgmail.com   Destiny Road Inc > 204-513-0529 > Gunton, MB > 3 or 4 frame Nucs with new queens > available this spring – contact Jake Maendel, jake@nulldestinyroad.ca   […]


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 […]


2019 Help Wanted

Lewis and Sons Enterprisese Ltd; #40 Beaver St; Box 316; Austin, Manitoba; R0H0C0 Apiary Technician 2 Postions Available (NOC Code 8253) Apiary technician duties: Handle feed and care for bee colonies. Coordinate in teh production of nuics, queens or replacement hives. Recognize and report hive health issues, and apply appropriate cures/controls. Move hives. Drive and maintain vehicles. Collect and package honey, bees wax. Bee yard maintainence. Manufacture, assemble and maintain hive equipment. Operate and maintain other equipment. Keep field and or produciton records. Interact with external farm persons. One year of previous commercial beekeeping required. Start Date: March 1-April 15/ 2019 End […]


2019 Equipment for sale/ Wanted

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE OR WANTED For sale: Spring quad wraps with Reflectix insulation for sale. Fits snuggly over four colonies or can custom sew to your dimension pricingL single high is $20 – double is $25. Quad style winter wrap for sale; single high $45/ double high $55 For sale: Bee covers starting at $65 www.winknlercc.com. Winkler canvas 204-325-9548 For Sale: 1175 standard honey supers with nine frames drawn comb.. most are Lewis boxes painted… Tthree s/s hopper bottom tanks with stands.. also excellent condition. Bobn Kieper 1-204-821-5024 in Russel For Sale: 20 Frame Stainless steel extractor with variable speed […]


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 […]


Spring Bees!

Spring is upon us and every year I get calls from concerned citizens about the bees foraging and creating a nuisance in the neighbourhood. As beekeepers we are not liable to change our practices but I would note there are some guidelines that the MBA in collaboration with the City of Winnipeg have developed in order to facilitate a good relationships between bees and people! Every situation is different so I would not want to describe a one solution fits all situation but to be mindful of the environment we live in and an ever increasing human population that is […]


Honey Bee Health coalition

Honey Bee Health Coalition Unveils First Ever Set of Tools, Resources to Help Soybean Growers Support Pollinators, Reduce Pesticide Exposure  Best Management Practices Include Information on Pre-planting Planning, Harvest, Use of Cover Crops The Honey Bee Health Coalition unveiled today a series of tools and resources on best management practices for soybean growers — the first of its kind for soybeans — to support honey bee health and to help protect pollinators in and around soybean fields. An expert team of extension agents, agronomists, entomologists, beekeepers, soybean growers, and crop consultants developed the best management practices. They include strategies to identify potential impacts […]