Yearly Archives: 2020

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Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting November 6, 2020

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting November 6, 2020 Kentucky State Beekeepers Association invites all board members, local association presidents or their designated representatives to a virtual meeting on November 6, 2020 at 7 PM. We have important information to present and critical topics to decide before the General Membership meeting. Many clubs have elected new representatives and we need your help to get the word out. We can’t do this without local bee club representation! All KSBA Local Association contacts should have received a calendar invitation with a link to the video conference.  The meeting is on the KSBA calendar […]

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA General Membership Meeting on November 7, 2020

KSBA General Membership Meeting November 7, 2020 Kentucky State Beekeepers Association invites all members to a virtual meeting on October 7, 2020 at 7 PM. Please join us for a special presentation by Phil Craft, election for new KSBA officers and to award the 2020 Kentucky State Beekeeper of the Year! The meeting is on the KSBA calendar with all the details. 7:00 PM: Call to order 7:05 PM: Opening remarks and introduce Phil Craft 7:10 PM: Presentation Phil Craft 7:30 PM: Elections 8:00 PM: Presentation of 2020 Beekeeper of the Year 8:15 PM: Closing remarks 8:30 PM: Adjourn

October 2020 Beelines Newsletter

October 2020 BeeLines

The October 2020 BeeLines Newsletter is available from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of State Veterinarian. Information in this edition: Ready for Winter? Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Phil Craft to Speak at KSBA Kenneth Eugene Garman, Beekeeping Pioneer Petition to Designate Honey Bee as Invasive Insect Become a Commercial Food Manufacturer Upcoming Educational Events Emergency Assistance for Livestock KDA Pollinator Protection App Dr. Clare Rittschof Honored by Entomological Society of America

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting October 7, 2020

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting October 7, 2020 Kentucky State Beekeepers Association invites all board members, local association presidents or their designated representatives to a virtual meeting on October 7, 2020 at 7 PM. We have important information to present and critical topics to decide before the General Membership meeting in November. Many clubs have elected new representatives and we need your help to get the word out. We can’t do this without local bee club representation! All KSBA members should have received a calendar invitation with a link to the video conference.  The meeting is on the KSBA calendar […]

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA September Video Conference

Greetings Members, Subscribers, and Guests! We hope you are healthy, happy and the summer harvest was prosperous. On September 19, 2020 we will virtually meet for a special presentation by Paul Rice with the KY Department of Food Safety on honey house design and regulations. Please join us at 5:00 PM EST for this special presentation and other KSBA updates. 5:00 PM Call to Order and Introduction – Mike Mabry, KSBA President 5:10 PM Honey House Design and Regulations – Paul Rice, KY Dept of Food Safety 5:40 PM CKHP Program Update – Sarah Preston, CKHP Program Manager 6:10 PM […]

Georgia Beekeepers Association

GBA Fall Virtual Conference

GBA Fall Virtual Conference Sept 25-26 COVID has resulted in lots of conference cancellations. Instead of canceling the Georgia Fall Conference, we are holding it virtually at a minimum cost. I am writing to invite your members to join us for our meeting on September 25, 26 for a Virtual Conference. You can find our program and all the details at gabeekeeping.com. The cost of attending is only $15. Our meeting registration includes a virtual honey show. Deadline for mailing entries is September 1. We additionally are holding a GBA National Black Jar Contest. For a $5 entry fee, you may […]

Beekeeper of the Year

2020 Beekeeper of the Year Nominations

2020 KSBA Beekeeper Of The Year Greetings Fellow KSBA Association Members. It is time to nominate some of our outstanding members for KSBA Beekeeper of the Year who are great in the local association and also in the statewide KSBA. The KSBA Constitution states that the 2020 Beekeeper of the Year nominations should be submitted by the local associations. Therefore, a local association in good standing must make this decision, and the nomination must be submitted by an officer. Individual nominations will not be accepted. The nomination period will be September 1st thru October 1st , 2020. Late nomination cannot […]

ABF Honey Princess Sydney Pauslrud

Capital City Beekeepers Facebook Live with ABF Honey Princess Sydney Pauslrud Despite the absence of the 2020 Sate Fair ABF Honey Princess Sydney Pauslrud is coming to KY with a modified schedule. The CCBA invites any and all to join our regularly schedule monthly meeting program via FB Live from the Franklin County Extension with Sydney as our guest. She will not only talk about her role as the American Honey Princess, but also about varietal honey- what makes a varietal, how to get honey tested, which will lead into a couple of on the spot demonstrations of using honeys […]