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Queen Bee the Cornerstone of your Hive 

January 13, 2020

At the EMBA Monthly Club meeting on January 8th the attendees enjoyed a riveting presentation from Missouri Queen producer Cory Stevens.  Cory is owner of Stevens Bee Co in Bloomfield, MO and is certified as an Eastern Apicultural Society master beekeeper.  His honeybee breeding operation focuses on selecting for mite and disease resistant traits. Cory… Read More »Blog

Beginner’s Workshop Follow-Up Meeting 

January 21, 2020

Beginners Follow-Up Meeting Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:00pm-9:00pm This  is a follow-up meeting to the February 8th Beginners Workshop.  This meeting focuses on the Newbees, we will discuss where do you go from here. Much of the meeting will be spent answering questions that the new beekeepers have.  Experienced club members are encouraged to attend… Read More »Blog

Queen Bee the Cornerstone of your Hive 

January 13, 2020

At the EMBA Monthly Club meeting on January 8th the attendees enjoyed a riveting presentation from Missouri Queen producer Cory Stevens.  Cory is owner of Stevens Bee Co in Bloomfield, MO and is certified as an Eastern Apicultural Society master beekeeper.  His honeybee breeding operation focuses on selecting for mite and disease resistant traits. Cory… Read More »Blog

Honey bees on comb

Why Bees?? 

January 5, 2020

Beekeeping is an interesting hobby with sweet rewards!  The world that bees create

Man presenting a slide show on a large screen to room full of beekeepers at an EMBA monthly meeting

EMBA Beginner’s Workshop Follow-Up Meeting 

January 5, 2020

On Wednesday, February 18th from 6:30-9:00 EMBA will hold a follow-up meeting to the…

The Queens Arrival 

April 5, 2015

Queens arrived at our Danforth Apiary on Saturday, April 4th, 2015.

EMBA March 2015 Club Meeting 

March 4, 2015

EMBA will hold its March membership meeting on Wednesday, March 9th from 7:00-9:00pm. at the Monsanto campus at Lindbergh & Olive Blvd with Guest Speaker will be Grant Gillard.

Beekeeper checking nuc box on nuc arrival day

2015 Nuc Orders 

January 21, 2015

EMBA has made arrangements for Club Members to order nucleus bee colonies (“nucs”) to start or improve their apiary. The Nucs that the Club has reserved are a five-frame starter colony from Merrimack Valley Apiaries.

2015 Queen Orders 

January 21, 2015

The Club has ordered Minnesota Hygienic Italian queens from Avoyelles Honey Co., Moreauville, Louisiana, for delivery…

TV Bee! 

January 31, 2014

EMBA Board Member, Madonna Bogacki, represented the club in fine fashion this morning as she took to the airwaves with…

Crystallization 

November 21, 2013

Have you ever had honey that became solid and chunky over time? This state is known as crystallized or granulated hone.

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