Whether you're a beekeeper, bee enthusiast or just curious, the MHBA has plenty to offer.

Our community seeks to encourage sound beekeeping practices in the Upper Midwest. Learn more about us and our commitment to educate others about the practice of beekeeping and its benefits.

Join our online community of nearly 500 members to exchange knowledge and experience.

Want to become a beekeeper?
Beekeeper

Now is an excellent time to sign up for a class. Learn now and start beekeeping this spring.

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How you can help honey bees
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  • Eliminate garden pesticides
  • Plant flowers that bees like
  • Provide bee habitat
  • Let garden vegetables flower
  • Support local beekeepers
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If you see a swarm of bees
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Don’t panic. Call 651-436-7915. Swarming honey bees do not want to hurt you. They’re just on their way to a new home. If you think they are honey bees, we can help.

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Youth Beekeeper Scholarship
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The scholarship is an excellent way to introduce beekeeping to an interested young person between the ages of 12 and 17.

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Upcoming Events

Field Trip to Dustin Vanasse’s Solar Apiaries

September 23, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

September 23rd  Field Trip to Dustin Vanasse’s Solar Apiaries  Our next field trip will be on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:00 PM It will be held at one of…

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Hive Side Demo with Gary

October 7, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Gary Reuter as he demonstrates how to make mead feed colonies for the winter.  Zoom link in newsletter.

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MHBA Member Meeting

October 12, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for our member meeting as we draw near to winter.  Zoom link in newsletter.

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Hive Side Demo with Gary

November 4, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Gary Reuter as he demonstrates how to wrap a hive for the winter. Zoom link in newsletter.

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MHBA Member Meeting

November 9, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the last meeting of the year! We will have elections for director positions and hear from our scholarship participants.

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Newsletter submissions & ads deadline

November 25

Please send articles and ads to [email protected]

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