Annual Overwintering Loss & Pollination Economics Surveys

by Dewey M. Caron The OSU Bee Lab, in our continuing documentation of PNW beekeeper overwintering losses and the business of pollination, has mailed surveys […]

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Swarm List is Open

The moment you’ve all been eagerly waiting for has finally come: The OSBA 2015 Swarm List is open for sign up. This year, you will add yourself to the swarm list online. In order to add yourself to the swarm list, you will need to create an account on orsba.org and you will need to be an OSBA member in good standing.

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Task Force on Pollinator Health Report

All beekeepers should be familiar with the Task Force on Pollinator Health Report. The Oregon legislature will decide if all or any of these recommendations are made into law or regulation that may affect your management of your bees.

Products of the Hive

OSBA 2014 Conference Honey Winners

There were 12 exhibitors at the 2014 State Meeting honey show. Trevor Riches did an outstanding job with show stewarding – this was part of […]

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Annual Overwintering Loss & Pollination Economics Surveys

by Dewey M. Caron The OSU Bee Lab, in our continuing documentation of PNW beekeeper overwintering losses and the business of pollination, has mailed surveys to larger-scale (commercial and semi-commercial) beekeepers seeking loss information and rental fees. If you did not receive a survey please contact Dewey (dmcron@udel.edu) or Ramesh (sagili.ramesh@oregonstate.edu) and one will be […]

Swarm in a Tree

Swarm List is Open

The moment you’ve all been eagerly waiting for has finally come: The OSBA 2015 Swarm List is open for sign up. This year, you will add yourself to the swarm list online. In order to add yourself to the swarm list, you will need to create an account on orsba.org and you will need to be an OSBA member in good standing.

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Website Updates

Greetings fellow beekeepers! Friendly web-keeper, Erin, here. I wanted to give you an update on what’s up with the website. Not every bit of information and every feature has been brought over from the old site. Eventually, we’ll get it all converted or updated. If you’re a frequent visitor to the site, you may notice […]

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Task Force on Pollinator Health Report

All beekeepers should be familiar with the Task Force on Pollinator Health Report. The Oregon legislature will decide if all or any of these recommendations are made into law or regulation that may affect your management of your bees.

Products of the Hive

OSBA 2014 Conference Honey Winners

There were 12 exhibitors at the 2014 State Meeting honey show. Trevor Riches did an outstanding job with show stewarding – this was part of his 2-year activity to complete requirements to become a Certified Welsh Honey Judge. Trevor and Dewey completed part II of honey judge training with Bob Falconer, Karessa Torgerson, Gene Doyle […]