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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


Donate to the Barry Fingler Memorial Fund Today!

The Barry Fingler Memorial fund was established to remember the Provincial Assistant Apiarist who passed away from brain Cancer in the early 90’s  (Fingler Obit 1995 smr MBA newsl). Barry was a friend and colleague of many in the industry. As an association we formed the BFF (Barry Fingler Research Fund) to pursue research initiatives in a long term scale; a fund that could be accessed when needed for board approved initiatives. To date(Feb 2018) the fund sits at just over $130,000. As an endowment fund we need to break a somewhat larger margin to start more initiatives. By Donating […]


2018 Help Wanted

Ash Apiaries Ltd; Box 297 Gilbert Plains Manitoba, R0L0X0 Apiary Worker 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 limited field and or produciton records. 1 year previous experience required. Start Date: February 27th/2018-May 7/2018 End Date: October 29th/2018 Wage: $ 11.95 – $ 15.00 upon experience. Positons available: 15 Apiary Technician Duties:Handle feed and care for bee colonies. Coordinate […]


2018 Manitoba Bees For sale

Manitoba Bees for Sale – 2018 Border Hills Honey Ltd. > 204-362-9364 > Roland MB > 4 Frame Nucs > mid June > >contact Josh, contact@nullborderhillshoney.ca Dale Myhre > 204-647-7413, 204-732-2429 > Crane River, MB > 200 Singles >June 10 > contact Dale, dalemyhr@nullgmail.com Interlake Honey Producers Ltd > 1-800-990-1390 or 204-372-6920 > Fisher Branch, MB >3 Frame Nucs > available mid-May > $185 – contact Paul Gregory, PaulG@nullinterlakeforageseeds.com Will Clark > 204-724-2373 > Brandon, MB > Nucs or Singles > available after May 15th >Nucs w/3brood -$190, singles w/4 brood $275> contact Will, willmarthoney@nullgmail.com Destiny Road Inc > 204-513-0529 > […]


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MASC overwintering insurance program

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


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 […]


Suite of Useful Aps for Beekeepers

The Manitoba Beekeepers Association would like to point out some helpful Aps available to beekeepers big and small: Fistly the CHC ap: excellent for staying conected to activities around the CHC: the App also is an easy access to the Bee Bio-security Handbooks and excellent management record templates to follow     The BeeConnected ap was developed in collaboration with crop life to create an easy access point for those beekeepers who are not connected to the applicator. Applicators who are laying chemical can send out a notification to alarm any near by beekeepers.     The Bee Health ap was […]


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


2018 Bee Equipment For Sale / Wanted

EQUIPMENT FOR SALE OR WANTED The “French Bee Farm” in Manitoba is downsizing its operation. Liste de matériel avec photos et prix Please contact Pierre, 1 204 208 0110.  many more items for sale. Pictures and full listing upon request Email : frenchbeefarm@nullhotmail.com For sale:  I have 300 inner covers, 300 telescopic lids and 300 regular bottom boards for sale. Waldbee Honey Farms, Box 9 GRP 19 RR1 East Selkirk,MB R0E 0M0 PH. 204-482-3511 Cell.204-791-8850 or e-mail Philip Waldner <philip@nullwaldbee.com>   For sale: Quantity of 5000 Western Honey Supers (i.e. 9 5/8″), includes spacers and 9 strait (non self-spacing) frames each. […]