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Wednesday, November 26, 2014
In a letter submitted for today’s White House “listening sessions” deadline, over 100 scientists from diverse disciplines cited the growing body of evidence that neonicotinoids and other systemic pesticides harm bees.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Bring an appetizer, dish, dessert or drink that features honey to the 2014 3rd Annual Meadmakers holiday party!
Friday, October 31, 2014
Kelley Bee Supply is offering 15% all ONLINE orders the month of November. This inlcudes any orders ...
Friday, October 10, 2014
The October Hanover/Madison chapter meeting of SIBA was held back at Hanover College and we wel...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Is anyone available to help? Please contact Ann Windley at the email address below. -- We are look...
Sunday, October 5, 2014
The Hanover/Madison chapter of Southeastern Indiana Beekeepers Association will be meeting at the Ha...
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Did you lose any bees during the winter of 2014? You may be eligible for assistance.
Members Jeff Ginn, Jim Kinker and Jason Morgan perform alcohol washes to check for varroa mites. One hive was over the top with 50+ mites in the sample.
Be familiar with what these look like and leave them alone to help increase the Monarch population. Photos by Bob Mattingly.
Robber Flies eat honey bees. Here's what they look like.
12 SIBA member manned the honey store at the Indy State Fair on Sat. Aug. 9th. Here are a few pics.
Jim Kinker, Jeff Ginn and Jason Morgan removed a tree in Moores Hill in August. The tree was near a barn with horses and the owner was concerned for the horses... and her grandchildren. Here's the pics.
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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.