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Monday, November 23, 2015
SIBA has a lot going on in December! Join us!
Thursday, November 12, 2015
Were ancient bees specialists, devoting their pollen-collecting attentions to very specific plant partners? Or were they generalists, buzzing around to collect pollen from a variety of flowers in their midst?
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Attend the IBA membership meeting on Nov 7, 2015 at Clifty Falls State Park. Listen to some great speakers and bee-come part of Indiana beekeeping history by voting (as an IBA member) on the consolidation of the two state beekeeping associations.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
The Committee believes a new organization to effectively serve all Indiana beekeepers will strengthen the beekeeping community and provide better support to bees and beekeepers across the state.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Recently, I was contacted for an update on the status of antibiotic use in honey bee colonies.&nbs...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Bees, Bees, Bees - Madison/Hanover Meeting Aug 13 6:30 at Ponderosa
Susan Shank talk nosema apis, and nosema ceranae at the June 2015 SIBA Moores Hill meeting.
This design was developed by Garry Reeves and I worked on building this over the winter of 2014-15.
Plants from the BFBK Bee Seed Mix
We already got a call to collect some bees that were exposed about 30 feet up in a tree. This one required scaffolding, and a bee vac!
Garry's Workshop 2015 - #4. Lids and boxes. John Lewis even tried out some composite bee boxes.
View Photo Galleries
Did you know that bees visit thousands of plants and weed species for the collection of pollen, playing a critical role in the pollenation of plants, trees and our gardens. Here is a growing collection of photos along with notes from our own members. View the galleries now.
Bee Identification Guide
Need help understanding the difference between a honeybee and other common bees? It's important to know what kind of bees you have before calling a beekeeper to come and get them! Click here to see some photos and hear our commentary.