Archive for June, 2018

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NH HoneyBee Mural Being Painted in August!

NH HoneyBee Mural Being Painted in August!

This August international artist Matt Willey is coming to New Hampshire to paint a fifty-foot mural depicting the beauty of honey bees on the south-facing outside entrance wall of Peterborough’s Community Center. He will capture the unique elegance of honey bees as part of his ambitious world-wide initiative to raise awareness about pollinators by painting […]

June 19, 2018 | By More
2017-18  NHBA Winter Loss Survey Results

2017-18 NHBA Winter Loss Survey Results

We had  got great response to this year’s . The data this year represents almost 400 beekeepers, over 1300 hives and over 300 NUCs. The winter loss was 58% for hives and 49% for NUCs in 2017-18. While this is better than the 65% hive loss we saw in 2016-17, it is still disturbingly high.   […]

June 15, 2018 | By More
Reyah Carlson to Speak at the  North Country Beekeeper’s July meeting

Reyah Carlson to Speak at the North Country Beekeeper’s July meeting

Date:  July 8, 2018;   6pm Location:   The Rocks Estate,  4 Christmas Tree Lane, Bethleham, NH The North Country Beekeepers Association’s July meeting features Reyah Carlson, internationally recognized apitherapist. Reyah has been keeping bees since age 12, and became interested in apitherapy in the late 1980s. She has conducted workshops for many beekeeping organizations, doctors, patients, […]

June 15, 2018 | By More
New NH HoneyBee Diagnostic Network

New NH HoneyBee Diagnostic Network

Beekeepers in New Hampshire have a new resource to help better understand the health of their honey bees. The NH Honey Bee Diagnostic Network (NHHBDN) is a group of dedicated volunteers who have been trained how to analyze honey bees for infections of Nosema, a disease that is hard to detect in a hive but […]

June 5, 2018 | By More