Yearly Archives: 2015


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


Bee Sample Submissions – Update 2015

Manitoba Beekeepers can submit bee samples for diagnostic services to the following labs this year. Please see contact information below. Laboratory Diagnostic Services: Manitoba: Bee Diagnostic and Disease Monitoring programs: Daryl Wright Phone: 204-229-9343 (Winnipeg) Email: d.l.wright@nullshaw.ca National: National Bee Diagnostic Centre P.O. Box 1118 1 Research Road Beaverlodge, AB T0H 0C0 Phone: 1-780-357-7737 (Alberta) Fax: 1-780-354-8080 Email: NBDC@nullgprc.ab.ca Website: www.thenbdc.ca


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 […]