2016 ANNUAL CONVENTION

2016 MANITOBA BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION Welcome to the 2016 MANITOBA BEEKEEPERS’ ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONVENTION hosted at the Canad Inns Polo Park Hotel, 1425 St. Matthews Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba on February 26 and 27, 2016. The Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association invites all beekeepers to celebrate its 110th Annual Convention this year. Convention begins Friday February 26 2016 at 8:30 am with registration time before the session.  Research Symposium and Tradeshow events will be held both Friday and Saturday. Agenda details and updates will be posted to the MBA Website Here See registration form for details on registration costs and hotel information. […]


Fall 2015 Newsletter

MBA Fall 2015 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.


Pollination

Attractiveness of Agricultural Crops to Pollinating Bees for the Collection of Nectar and/or Pollen http://manitobabee.org/hive/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/Attractiveness-of-Agriculture-Crops-to-Pollinating-Bees-Report-FINAL_Web-Version_10__15.pdf


Summer 2015 Newsletter

MBA Summer 2015 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.  


Spring 2015 Newsletter

MBA Spring 2015 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.  


Winter 2015 Newsletter

MBA Winter 2015 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.


Honey Producers Administration Fee Regulation, Amendment – pending

This Regulation is awaiting approval by Manitoba Legislature, pending publication in the Manitoba Gazette. _____________________________________________________________________ THE FARM PRODUCTS MARKETING ACT (C.C.S.M. c. F47) Honey Producers Administration Fee Regulation, amendment* _____________________________________________________________________ Regulation (pending)/2015 Registered (date pending) Manitoba Regulation 56/2009 amended 1 The Honey Producers Administration Fee Regulation, Manitoba Regulation 56/2009, is amended by this regulation. 2 Section 2 is amended by striking out “plus a levy of $0.40 per colony up to 1,000” and substituting “plus a levy of $0.45 per colony up to 1,000” December 5, 2014 Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association: Allan Campbell, Chair James Campbell, Secretary APPROVED Pending 2015 Manitoba […]


White Paper: IMPORTATION OF PACKAGED HONEY BEES FROM CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES TO MANITOBA, CANADA

Over the past several years, Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association (MBA) has been working at meeting the needs for healthy bee stocks in our province. We recognize the border issue was contentious in the past, yet recent surveys revealed beekeepers attitudes changed over the years, as has our beekeeping industry. In light of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Risk Assessment on the Importation of Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) Packages from the United States of America document released in 2014, it became apparent that the risks associated with importation are not uniform across Canada. MBA, with the assistance of Manitoba Agriculture, Food […]


Fall 2014 Newsletter

MBA Fall 2014 The MBA Newsletter is published 4 times per year. To view it, you may use the freely available Adobe Reader program.


2015 Annual General Meeting-18 November

MBA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2015 The Manitoba Beekeepers’ Association 110th Annual General Meeting Date: Wednesday 18 November 2015 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Auditorium, Main Floor, Neepawa United Church, 475 Mountain Ave, Neepawa, Man. (Corner Mountain Ave and Ellen St.) Agenda: Review the past year activities, Approve the 2014-2015 Financial Statements, Elect directors, Approve Resolutions, Special Speaker, Dr. Robbin Lindsay will be speaking on “Tick-Borne Diseases: How not to get infected” Elections: Director 3-year terms expire in 2015 for: Allan Campbell, Mark Friesen, Jake Maendel, & Terry Karaz. With reduced board size, at least five directors minimum is required, as one vacancy […]