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NHBA 2016-17 Hive Loss Survey

NHBA 2016-17 Hive Loss Survey

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Hive Loss survey! We received data on 130 towns, 1004 Hives and 353 NUCs. Unfortunately, our hive loss over the winter of 2016-17 was 65% for hives and 40% for NUCs The detailed results of the survey can be found here:   2016-17 NHBA Hive Loss Survey

May 14, 2017 | By More
Bee Informed Partnership Annual Colony Loss Survey

Bee Informed Partnership Annual Colony Loss Survey

The Bee Informed Parternship is conducting their National Colony Loss survey.  There are 2 surveys you can participate in: – Colony loss  (takes about 10 minutes) – Colony Management (takes about 20 minutes) You may access both through this link:  http://26.selectsurvey.net/beeinformed/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=2017# We will be comparing the results of our NH hive loss survey to the […]

April 17, 2017 | By More
EAS 2017 Conference  – July 31-Aug 4

EAS 2017 Conference – July 31-Aug 4

Please be sure to come to the one of the largest beekeeping conferences in the US.  It is being held at the University of Delaware, in Newark Delaware July 31 thru August 4 2017.   On Monday and Tuesday there is a Short Course program for beginners, intermediate and advanced beekeepers.  The Master beekeepers program is also given […]

April 11, 2017 | By More
NH 2016-17 Winter Loss Survey

NH 2016-17 Winter Loss Survey

Results of the survey have been published – you can find a summary and other information  here:  Hive Loss Survey results   The NH Beekeepers Association is collecting data on NH honeybee hive loss for the winter of 2016/2017.   The 10-question survey is open to all beekeepers in the state – you do not need […]

March 27, 2017 | By More
EAS  Mann Lake Master Beekeepers Scholarship

EAS Mann Lake Master Beekeepers Scholarship

Update -  **EAS has extended the due date for applications for the Mann Lake Scholarship: a whole week at EAS, the $1000 covers almost all costs-travel, room, board, registration for short course and conference. The new due date is May 31, 2017.**   This scholarship, sponsored by Mann Lake Ltd. and created and administered by the […]

March 17, 2017 | By More
2017 Scholarship Applications are available!

2017 Scholarship Applications are available!

This year, the NH Beekeepers Association is proud to be awarding 2 (two) SCHOLARSHIPS of $1000.00 each. These scholarships will be presented to the 2 students who are selected as winners of the scholarship contest. Students must be enrolled in a post-secondary school in the agricultural, biology, and/or honey bee related fields. This is open […]

January 30, 2017 | By More
NHBA Summer Picnic

NHBA Summer Picnic

NHBA’s annual Summer outing is coming up soon!  Here are the details:  The outing is FREE for current NHBA members.  Date/Time :  June 25, 2016   from 10-3  Location:  Musterfield Farms,   Harvey Road, North Sutton, NH  Speakers & Topics:  Les Crowder, author of “Top Bar Beekeeping”, who has been a beekeeper in New Mexico & […]

May 24, 2016 | By More