Words From Our President – October 2021

Happy Fall to All of our BYBA Members, As we wind down our beekeeping season we need to continue to judiciously assess our hives and either make critical decisions or micro-adjustments to our colonies. For many, this time of year means we need to feed, feed, feed our...

Words From Our President – August 2021

Hello BYBA Beekeepers We are now into the full swing of Summer in our apiaries. And it’s been very hot outside. So what are you seeing? Lots of activity?…substantial brood, pollen, and honey being packed away in cells? Swarms, robbing, unusual behavior,...

Words From Our President – May 2021

Happy May 2021 Backyard Beekeepers! This is the time of year in the beekeeping season that is the most fun for me. Our bees have plenty to forage on, their populations are growing fast, the mite loads are low, and the weather outlook predicts a great several months...

Words From Our President – March 2021

Hello Fellow Beekeepers, It’s March Madness Time and I’m not talking about college basketball, but rather all that we have to do now to get ready for the coming beekeeping season. 60 degree days, wind chill at nights sometimes down to the single...