Metro Beekeepers Association (MBA) is a non-profit organization of hobbyist beekeepers that meet once monthly for learning, fellowship, food and fun. Serving North Texas, west of Dallas

 

Next MBA Monthly Meeting and Class – August 11
Meeting begins at 6:30 pm, those that signed up for the Beekeeping 103 Class begins at 5:30 pm, see Class & Meetings page for details and location. Guest and visitors welcome to the meeting.

 

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Fondant Recipe as Discussed in July 2014 Meeting
Member Jason Smith’s technique using a  and recipe for bee fondant feeding during the cold month(s).
Word Document File:  Bee Fondant Candy
YouTube Video: http://youtu.be/SX3sPSx62T8

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Swarm in log

Swarms
Please don’t kill the honeybees with chemicals to get rid of swarms. Bees that are swarming are usually not aggressive. See the Swarm Removal page for a list of beekeepers that can remove swarms safely without killing all the honeybees.

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Pollen Color Chart
Check out this color chart that you can get an idea of what the pollen source is by it’s color. Thank you member Johnny Banks for sharing this helpful chart! View Pollen Color Chart.

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Photo Gallery
MBA Members only can now submit photos. All photos will be reviewed and membership verified prior to posting.  View this new feature and submit your photos to be added.