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Many New Mexicans enjoy the local honey produced by New Mexico’s beekeepers. However, bees do more than provide honey for our sopapillas and other desserts. Bee pollination is responsible for billions of dollars of added crop value in the US. Nationwide, about one mouthful in three benefits from honey bee pollination.

The Entomology & Nursery Industries Section is responsible for commercial honey bee colony registration. It also handles other apiary regulatory activities throughout the state. For information about the involving apiaries please call our office at (575) 646-3207.

a woman wearing glasses looking up close at a bee.Additional Resources:
New Mexico Beekeeper’s Association

Bee Informed Partnership is an extension project that endeavors to decrease the number of honey bee colonies that die over the winter.

Bee Health is a Cooperative Extension Service site with articles and answers from experts.