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2017 Annual Convention – Register today!

The Louisiana Beekeepers Association invites you to attend our upcoming 56th Annual Convention, which begins on Thursday afternoon, November 30th, with a special welcome social hour that evening geared toward commercial beekeepers sponsored by Mann Lake. Please join us in Pineville … Continue reading

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Donate to the LBA Children’s Bee Education Fund today!

Help  us educate the next generation of beekeepers by supporting the LBA Children’s Bee Education Fund! During this year’s convention, we will feature a children’s educational corner and need your help to fund this program! To make a donation, simply … Continue reading

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Online registration now open for Field Day!

Online registration for our 2017 Field Day is now open! You can register and pay online, or you can print out a copy of the registration form and submit your registration and payment by mail. Click here for more information … Continue reading

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21st Annual Field Day agenda now available!

The agenda for the upcoming Louisiana Beekeepers Association 21th Annual Field Day, set for Saturday, October 21, 2017 in Baton Rouge, is now available. Click here for more information. Please note that topics, presenters, and times are subject to change. … Continue reading

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Tart cherry pollination

The summer of 2017 is an exciting time for the Bee Informed Partnership as industry support and beekeeper interest has facilitated the expansion of a new BIP Tech Transfer Team based in Michigan. This expansion into a new territory means … Continue reading

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Check out the newest edition of the BBB!

The latest edition of the BBB (Bayou Bee Bulletin) is now available on the newsletter page of our website. Keep reading for an update from Tim Haley, our newsletter editor… For this beekeeper, your BBB editor, the 2017 spring honey … Continue reading

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Ramblings of a Bee Bumbler (July/August)

As I write this I am preparing for a trip to Cuba. I will be traveling with other agricultural leaders from our state visiting farming operations in Cuba. We will also learn about the countries culture and history. At my … Continue reading

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2018 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow

Celebrate the 75th Diamond Anniversary of the ABF at the 2018 American Beekeeping Federation Conference & Tradeshow, January 9-13, at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. Discover the many facets of the ABF with four days of spectacular educational … Continue reading

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USDA grants for pollinator health

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced seven grants totaling $6.8 million for research and extension projects to sustain healthy populations of pollinators, which are crucial to the nation’s food security and … Continue reading

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New Baton Rouge research leader

The USDA is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Robert Danka as the Research Leader for the Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Unit (HBBGPU) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana effective immediately. Dr. Danka is a Research Entomologist who first … Continue reading

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