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Summer Job Opportunity - Research Assistant

Location: 
Guelph
Contact: 
OBA TTP - Les Eccles
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY with the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association Technology Transfer Program
Contact:Les Eccles  phone:(519) 836-3609   e-mail:ttp@ontariobee.com
 
Position Title: Research Assistant
Number of positions: 1
Start Date: May 2015
Duration: 4 months with possibility of extension
Wage: minimum wage, with possibility of increase
 
Description: Honey bee research and technology transfer. Projects include: field trials in bee colonies used to control parasitic mites, bioassays for mites resistance to treatments, screening honey bees for desirable characteristics, and organic beekeeping practices.
Requirements and Duties: Applicants must have an interest in biology and be willing to work outdoors, with honey bees. Some heavy lifting required. Successful applicant(s) will assist researchers in the preparation and conduction of research projects. Activities will take place in the office, lab, and field. Duties include data collection and entry, maintenance and manipulation of honey bee colonies, preparation of equipment for data collection and attendance at meetings and workshops. Out-of-town and overnight travel will occur.
 
Office Location: Orchard Park Office Centre, Suite 185, West Door C, 5420 Highway 6 North, Guelph, ON N1H 6J2 (on Hwy 6, north of Woodlawn Road, just past the Curling Club and Marymount Cemetery).
Call if you get lost, the office can be tricky to find!
Application Deadline: Wednesday April 8, 2015
E-mail, mail, or deliver your cover letter and resumé with references.

Wanted to Buy: Queen Excluders

Location: 
Beaver Valley Gold Honey, Clarksburg, ON
Contact: 
Al Lockhart: 519-599-5434

Looking to buy queen excluders. Please call Al Lockhart:519-599-5434 or email:honeyhouse@rogers.com

Pollinator Wanted: NS Blueberry Farm Seeking Pollinator With About 500 Hives

Location: 
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Contact: 
Contact: Chris Gaklis 954-748-0000

Christy Wild Blueberry Farm in Amherst, Nova Scotia, is seeking 500 – 600 hives to pollinate wild blueberries for the spring season.

Call 954-748-0000. Or, after May 30th, please call 902-667-3013.

For Sale: Almost new double brood boxes with telescoping lids

Location: 
Sarnia, ON
Contact: 
Reg Lumley

100 double brood boxes with screened bottom boards. All with telescoping lids, none older than 2 years. $40 each.

Call Reg Lumley at 519 464-3326.

For Sale: Strong Nucs, Hives, and Queens from Zavitz Apiaries

Location: 
Simcoe, North Shore, Lake Erie
Contact: 
Orville Zavitz, 519 443-8746

Registered Bee Breeder and third generation beekeeper.

Our bees are good honey producers and have good overwintering abilities due to many years of selecting. 

Order early to secure availability!

Help Wanted: Four Seasonal beekeepers for Munro Honey

Location: 
Alvinston, ON
Contact: 
Steve Bryans

Four seasonal beekeepers required starting April 2015 through December 2015. Must be able to communicate in English. Beekeeping experience required. Must be able to lift heavy weights. Email resume, or mail to 3115 River St., Alvinston, ON, N0N 1A0.

For Sale: Hives and Supers

Location: 
Hillsdale, ON
Contact: 
Ed Woods 705 835-2308

300 double hives for sale (some with Strachan Queens) with locations, standard supers with drawn comb, mostly plastic. Also 200 supers size 6 3/4". Everything new within the last 4 - 5 years.

The stores that we supply would be included as "Honey from the Woods" logo.

$350 per hive for good hives.

Bees, bee pollen and cappings spinner for sale

Location: 
11302 Imperial Road, Aylmer, ON, N5H 2R3
Contact: 
Chris Hiemstra, cell: 519 617-5503

Bee singles, $310 each (provide your own bottom & top).

Minimum order 50 hives.

Dried Canadian Bee Pollen $15/lb

Cowan 30" stainless steel cappings spinner $2200

Lacelle's Apiary - Beekeeping Supplies - 2015 Nucs & Bee Patties for Sale

Location: 
Carleton Place, Ontario
Contact: 
Paul Lacelle 613 253-0566

It's that time of year! We have nucs for spring 2015.

Also, Bee Patties for sale. Check out our new website for other beekeeping supplies.

Help Wanted: Charlie-Bee Honey Requires Beekeper for 2015/2016 Season

Location: 
Beamsville, ON
Contact: 
Mike Parker 905 933-9200

Apiary Technician, with 2 years' minimum experience in the apiary field. Seasonal with potential for year-round employment.

Duties: 

- handle feed care for bee colonies and supervise crew members
- recognize bee health issues and take remedial action
- prepare hives for transportation for pollination and honey production
- maintain bee-yard
- operate and maintain apiary equipment 
- build and maintain beehive equipment
- harvest honey
- keep proper records.

Must be able to interact well with others.

Required: Valid diver's license with abstract. DZ or AZ beneficial but not necessary. Own transportation to and from work.

Wages: negotiable, based on experience.

Working Conditions: long hours at certain times of the year. Outside work in all kinds of weather. Heavy lifting. Must be a team player and able to work well and efficiently on own or in a crew. Travelling in Ontario and Manitoba required. Training provided to operate machinery.

Help wanted: Pioneer Brands Seeking Full-Time Help for Beekeeping Operation, April - December 2015

Location: 
Schomberg, ON
Contact: 
Andre Flys 416 807-2253

Full-time help required for beekeeping operation May 1 - December 1, 2015. No experience required. Must be able to lift heavy objects. Pay depends on ability. Please call or email resume.

Taking orders for PIERCO Frames, Queen Cells, Nucs and Singles

Location: 
Kincardine
Contact: 
Hive 'N Hoe Country Store - 519 396-3529 or 866 314-3529

Hive 'N Hoe Country Store

Place your order now for PIERCO frames, queen cells, nucs and singles. We also carry beekeeping supplies.

Call, email or come and see us at 678 Kincardine Ave., Kincardine.

Help Wanted: Full-time Seasonal Apiary Labourer

Location: 
Watford, ON (Lambton County)
Contact: 
Dan Davidson

Supersweet Honey, located in Watford, Ontario, is looking for a full-time seasonal apiary labourer. Position is from April to November and includes some heavy lifting and a variety of hive management jobs. 

Starting wage will be around $12 an hour depending on experience. Only requirements are a positive attitude and no allergies to bee stings.

If interested contact Dan.

Pollination Provider

Contact: 
Blake Hardy 613 827-2373

Thousands of hives available after the New Brunswick blueberry pollination for cranberries and vine crops.  

Please contact Blake Hardy at Hardy's Apiaries for details. Phone: 613 827-2373

For Sale: Single & Double Hives

Location: 
Frankfort, ON
Contact: 
Blake Hardy 613 827-2373

For Sale: Single & Double hives

Single hives $200 each, double hives $260 each.

Minimum order of $1000.

Available in late June to early July 2015.

Help Wanted: three seasonal beekeepers April to December 2015

Location: 
Cottam,ON
Contact: 
Tom Congdon, Sun Parlor Honey

Help Wanted: Three seasonal beekeepers, April through December 2015. Must be able to communicate in English. Workers must have beekeeping experience, managing colonies, etc. Work requires heavy lifting.

Send résumé to info@sunparlorhoney.ca or mail: Sun Parlor Honey, 238 E County Rd 14, RR1, Cottam,ON N0R 1B0

For Sale: Four Frame Nucs, Queen Cells, Mated Queens

Location: 
Portland, ON
Contact: 
Phil Laflamme, Highlands Honey 613 272-2091

For Sale: Four-frame nucs, available May & June 2015.

Queen Cells, available June & July (pick up only).

Mated Queens, available July through September (Canada Post& pick-up available).

Contact: Phil Laflamme, Highlands Honey, Portland, ON 613 272-2091 Email:highlandshoney@storm.ca

For Sale: Library of 400 beekeeping books, mostly antique and rare

Location: 
Manitoba
Contact: 
David Dawson 204 424-5042

For Sale: collection of approximately 400 beekeeping books, complete library, mostly antique and rare.

As a collection, they plot the development of beekeeping from 1600s to modern time. Value at $12,000, asking $8,000 OBO.

Possibly tax deductible. List available.

For Sale: Strong Single Hives or Nucs

Location: 
Manitoba
Contact: 
Andy Loewen 204 326-1500

For Sale: strong single hives or nucs. Contact Andy Loewen (204)326-1500 email:  andyloewen@hotmail.ca

For Sale: Light Honey

Contact: 
Richard Isaac 519 638-5731 or 519 584-5731 (cell)

For Sale:Light honey from mixed flowers.

Contact:Richard Isaac 519 638-5731 or cell 519 584-5731

Email:countryblossomhoney@gmail.com.

For Sale: Double brood chambers hives, four frame nucs, queens & queen cells

Location: 
Owen Sound, ON
Contact: 
Georgian Bay Honey, Geoff & Gabriela 519 372-2046

For Sale: Double brood chamber hives, four frame nucs, queens and queen cells.

Spinfloat Cooks & Beal separator and honey melting stick also available for sale. Call Georgian Bay Honey, Geoff or Gabriela 519 372-2046.

For Sale: Bee Dry Winter Wraps, wick away condensation

Location: 
Portland,ON
Contact: 
Debbee's Bees, Beekeeping Supply 613 483-8000

For Sale: BeeDry Winter Wrap. Canadian made for extreme Canadian winters! Radiant foil insulation hive wrap with a top cover insert, moisture control pillow that wicks away condensation and moisture, keeping hive at a constant temperature.

BeeDry is reusable. Contact:Debbee's Bees, Beekeeping Supply (613)483-8000 or visit our website www.debbeesbees.ca.

For Sale: Nucs available May 2015

Location: 
Port Rowan, ON
Contact: 
Mark Hunt, Hunt's Honey 519 586-7979 or 519 410-6497

For Sale: Four frame nucs available in May 2015. Order early to ensure availability. $150. each.

 

For Sale: Pine Woodenware - Boxes, Bottoms & Lids

Location: 
Port Rowan, ON
Contact: 
Mark Hunt - Hunt's Honey 519 586-7979 or 519 410-6497

For sale: Woodenware-pine, rough, air dried and no push knots, fully assembled. 

Lids: $12-$17

Bottoms: $10-$15

Boxes: deep or medium $9-$13

Contact: Mark Hunt, Hunt's Honey

519 586-7979 or 519 410-6497   Email: huntshoney@hotmail.com

Fresh Raw Organic Wildflower Honey

Location: 
25 Meadowlily Rd S, London ON
Contact: 
Bruce Richardson

Fresh Honey - Harvested Oct 1 2014, hand rolled beeswax candles, hand crafted bee jewellery, propolis tincture.

Contact: Bruce Richardson

Email: info@meadowlilyfarm.com

For Sale: Buckfast Nucs and Single Hives with Overwintered Queens

Location: 
Sarnia, ON
Contact: 
A&R Apiaries - Austin Johnson or Reg Lumley 519 464-3326

A&R Apiaries- Buckfast four frame nucs available (overwintered queens), Buckfast single hives available (overwintered queens).

Contact:Austin Johnson or Reg Lumley 519 464-3326

Email:rjlumley@cogeco.ca

For Sale: Migratory hive lids

Location: 
Beamsville
Contact: 
Mike Parker: 905 933-9200

For Sale: Migratory hive lids. Contact: Mike Parker 905 933-9200 Email:charliebeehoney@hotmail.com.

Wanted: Canadian Honey

Location: 
Ontario
Contact: 
Jonathan

Wanting to buy a large amount of honey, 0-66 barrels. Ontario honey is prefered. Please call and leave a voice mail with a number or email thank you. Telephone: 416-606-8966.

Help Wanted: Beekeeper for 2015 Season

Location: 
Beamsville, ON
Contact: 
Mike Parker 905 933-9200

Help Wanted: beekeeper for 2015 season.

Contact: Mike Parker 905 933-9200 Email: charliebeehoney@hotmail.com.

For sale: telescoping lids

Location: 
Beamsville
Contact: 
Mike Parker 905 933-9200

For Sale:telescoping lids. $5-$10 depending on condition and style. Contact:Mike Parker 905 933-9200.

For Sale: Used Honey Drums

Location: 
Omemee, ON
Contact: 
Brian Burke, 866 899-6987

For Sale: Several hundred used honey drums with lids and rings. Good usable condition. $10 each. 

Call Brian Burke: 866 899-6987.

Wanted to Buy: Ontario Honey

Location: 
Omemee, ON
Contact: 
Brian Burke, 866 899-6987

Burke's Honey Ltd is looking for Ontario honey in drums. Minimum quantity 20 drums.  Please call Brian at 866 899-6987.

For Sale: Used open topped honey drums

Location: 
Carlisle
Contact: 
John Van Alten, Dutchmansgold 905-689-6371

For Sale: Large quantity of used open topped honey drums with lids and rings. Good to excellent condition.$10.00 -$15.00 each. Contact: John Van Alten(905)689-6371 Email:john@dutchmansgold.com

Promote Your 100% Ontario Honey! OBA Can Help.

Location: 
Milton
Contact: 
OBA Office 905 636-0661

100% Ontario Honey promotion items are available: Road signs, banners, vender aprons, brochures.

Visit the OBA website, www.ontariobee.com, for promotional items to enhance your profile as a local beekeeper and enhance your sales and marketing activities.

Available for pick-up in Milton or we will ship FOB, Milton. 

Phone the office: 905 636-0661 or email: info@ontariobee.com.

 

2015 Quality Queens & Cells, Comb Honey Producing Box, Winter Wraps

Location: 
Greater Toronto Area
Contact: 
Dao Wang, Royal Bee 647 236-6886

2015 quality queens and cells available. Volume discount for queen cells. Large orders welcome.

As royal jelly producers, we are proficient at grafting. We can graft thousands of larvae, one person per day. Grafting the right age larvae without hurting any of them is crucial for quality queens.

 

For Sale: Bee Tech Pollen Patties and more

Location: 
Port Hope,ON
Contact: 
Todd 905 753-2623

For Sale: Bee Tech Pollen Patties, by the box or by the pallet.

Visit our newly designed website for information on these and our many other beekeeping items for sale: shop.dancingbeehoney.com.

For Sale: Quality Woodenware

Contact: 
Henry: (519) 338-2442

Quality Woodenware available through Cedarwood Honey. Deep and shallow finger jointed supers (select, commercial and budget), frames, bee escapes, bottom boards, inner covers, and telescopic lids.
Competitive pricing...call for more info.

For sale: 2015 Nucs, Queens and Queen Cells

Location: 
Port Hope, ON
Contact: 
Todd Kalisz at Dancing Bee Apiaries 905 753-2623

For Sale: 2015 strong, high quality four frame nucs, queens and queen cells available for pick up. 

For Sale: Four frame nucs available May 2015, queen cells, mated queens

Location: 
Portland, ON
Contact: 
Phil Laflamme: 613 272-2091

For Sale: Four frame nucs available in May 2015.

Queen cells ready for pick-up in June and July.

Mated queens shipped June through September.

Contact: Highlands Honey, 6-Z2 Old Kingston Rd., Portland, ON K0G 1V0, 613 272-2091

For Sale: Quality Spring Nucs with Chatty Queens

Location: 
Chatsworth, ON
Contact: 
Kelly Rogers, Chatsworth Honey 519 794-3335

For sale: Quality spring nucs with Chatty queens, limited quantities. Active member of Ontario Bee Breeding program (ORHBS) since 1992. 

Chatsworth Honey 519 794-3335 visit www.chatsworthhoney.com.

Dancing Bee Equipment Sales

Contact: 
(905 753-2623

Check out our new website and easy point and click online shopping tool at shop.dancingbeehoney.com.

Busy Bee Beekeeping Supplies

Location: 
Toledo, ON
Contact: 
(613 275-1112

Busy Bee Beekeeping Supplies: beekeeping equipment and supplies.

Beeswax and bee pollen bought and sold.

Beekeeping Supplies for Sale: Propolis - etc...

Location: 
Carleton Place, Guelph, Toronto locations to serve you better

Propolis-etc... Beekeeping Supplies, your one-stop-shop for all your beekeeping needs.

Three locations in Ontario to serve you! Give us a phone call.

Guelph: 519 763-7291
Ottawa: 613 253-2337
Toronto: 416 783-2818

Szabo Queens - Quality Queens for Sale

Contact: 
Tibor Szabo 519 836-5617 or 519 763-2715

Szabo Queens - Quality Queens, Queen cells, nucs and hives available for 2015.