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Support the LBA when you shop online!

The Louisiana Beekeepers Association receives a .5% return on every purchase through the Amazon Smile program. Use this link to make all of your purchases count for the LBA! (http://smile.amazon.com/ch/81-0693019)

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Meet Brazil’s Beekeeping Donkey

Manuel Juraci Vieira needed a way to transport the honey he would collect from his beehives on his farm back to his home. His solution? His donkey, Boneco. Outfitted in his very own homemade beekeeping suit, Boneco tags alongside Vieira, … Continue reading

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What’s the buzz? from your newsletter editor

Well fall has finally arrived; the Baton Rouge Field Day had something like 200 participants, not counting the speakers and the Bee Lab personnel. I was called the day before the event to assist in speaking about varroa mite management. … Continue reading

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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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