Daily Archives: September 23, 2017

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Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Kentucky State Beekeepers Association examine potential ‘certified’ label

By: Tammy Horn Potter The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) continues to facilitate conversations about local honey with the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA). The KDA hosted a meeting Aug. 22 for KSBA and honey stakeholders at the Kentucky State Fair, where beekeepers and honey producers across the state discussed results from an industry survey and the possibility of a KSBA-certified Kentucky honey label. With a low survey response rate, those attending the meeting attempted to draw some broad inferences about the industry. Most of the responses revealed misconceptions concerning the use of the Kentucky Proud label. KDA Chief of […]