Yearly Archives: 2020

Latest Treatment recommendations 2020

Rheal has released his 2020 treatment recommendations. Review and keep up to date to changing regulations Read the latest Provincial treatment recommendations here: 2020_Honey_Bee_Health_Treatment_Guide_Feb3_2020 IMPORTANT: A veterinarian prescription will be required to use oxytetracycline hydrochloride and tylosin tartrate in honey bee colonies. All antibiotics and acaricides should only be administered to honey bee colonies according to recommended rates on the products label or according to veterinarian prescription. Never administer antibiotics and acaricides while honey supers are on the hives unless explicitly stated as safe to do so on the label. It is recommended that beekeepers monitor for Varroa mites (Varroa […]

Convention 2020 Announcement

Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association 114th Convention Agenda 2020 Tentative – subject to change Also for those looking for the membership form please access the join options on sidebar or click here Thursday February 27 7:00 – 9:00 SFCR Workshop Sam Barlin Friday February 28 – Moderator Mark Friesen 7:30 – 8:00 Registration Opens   8:00 – 8:15 Welcome MBA President – Mark Friesen 8:15 – 9:00 Olivarez Honey Bees, our business evolved over time Ray Olivarez 9:00 – 10:00 Effects of Varroa and Pesticide on Colony Survival Frank Rinkevich 10:00 – 10:30 Break  – 10:30 – 11:00 Tech Transfer – What […]