Welcome to the Nova Scotia Beekeepers
Commercial Queen Bee Production Course this summer beginning July 9, 2016. This 3-part course will provide the experienced beekeeper with various techniques to produce honey bee queens for their own use and to sell to others in the industry. This introduction will include discussions of honey bee genetics and development of a breeding program to meet individual objectives, as well as demonstrating the techniques and equipment required to produce healthy, productive queen bees. Participants must meet course prerequisites. Applications due on or before June 17, 2016. For more information please visit dal.ca/exl
To contact NSBA please email: email@example.com
We are a volunteer organization that strives to represent the bees, beekeepers and beekeeping industry in Nova Scotia.
There are around 400active beekeepers in Nova Scotia accounting for approximately 25,000 hives. Each hive should have about 50-60,000 bees at its peak in midsummer so there are just over 1 billion potential bee-ings for our group!
The mission of the Nova Scotia Beekeepers Association is to support and assist Nova Scotia beekeepers in maintaining healthy, profitable and sustainable apiaries through education, communication and the supply of services.
Some benefits joining the NSBA include:
- Your voice may be heard in the industry;
- $2 million dollars liability insurance coverage for all members
- A way to meet other beekeepers in your area;
- A subscription to "Hive Lights" the magazine of the industry in Canada;
- can take avantage of bulk pricing and delivery for queens"
- A seasonal newsletter by NSBA member Tony Phillips;
- A source of information on NS beekeeping;
- A platform from which to buy and sell bees, gear, products and services; and
- Participation in the Maritime Summer Bee Tour
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