Topbar Hive Plans

T.J. Carr and John Bradford have a beautifully engineered plan for a top bar hive. You can find the newly updated plans, released October of 2012 here: 

Plans for a top bar honey straining rack, designed by T.J. CarrHoney Straining Rack

Les Crowder's simple and practical Topbar Hive plans can be found here: Crowder Hive Plans


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 is a non-profit organization of private beekeepers, commercial beekeepers, persons interested in promoting the importance of the honey bee in the environment, and businesses related to the honey industry. Representing all regions of New Mexico, the Association maintains a close affiliation with the State of New Mexico's Department of Agriculture. Membership in the Association is open to all interested persons.

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Vice President: Craig Noorlander,

Secretary: Mike Fickling,

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