Monthly Archives: December 2020


2019 February MBA AGM

February 22, 2019 Hilton Hotel Suites Airport Winnipeg MB Chairpersonā€™s Report: Mark Friesen provided an annual update on the activities of the Association. Research Report: Ian Steppler provided a synopsis of his report that was circulated. Canadian Honey Council Report: Allan Campbell provided an annual report on the CHC activities in 2018. Alberta Beekeeping Commission: Jeremy Olthof reported on the Integrated Pest Management Meeting held February in Alberta. Discussions have taken place on having a Prairie Beekeeping Conference in Red Deer Alberta with Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists, Canadian Honey Councils and Tech Transfer Teams in February 2021. Minutes of […]


2020 February MBA AGM

1. Whereas the Head of the Department of Entomology, Dr. Rob Currie and his post-grad research students carry out many research projects that relate directly to the beekeeping community and health of our honey bees; BE IT RESOLVED that the MBA along with the RRAA, BA beekeepers, and SCBA send a letter to the Dean of Agriculture at the University of Manitoba, expressing our sincere thanks and appreciation for the dedicated work both in the field and in the lab, carried out by Dr. Currie and his students, and our hope that this important research in our field may continue. […]


Feb Convention to be held Online via Zoom

The upcoming convention/symposium details are being finalized; the plan is to hold the event virtually for all Beekeepers in Manitoba as a free event to MBA members. The AGM which is required as part of our MBA bylaws will be held at the end of the event. Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkc-6rpz4oGNVHFtyOL5HsynO_CVjjJ9FK After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Draft Schedule: Saturday, February 27 12:00 – 12:15 -Opening of the meeting – advertisement display 12:15-12:45 -Opening remarks (house keeping) – Ian Steppler -Adoption of the agenda -Secretary report -motion to allow vote on financial […]