Monthly Archives: August 2020

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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 […]

Kentucky State Monarch and Pollinator Stakeholders Meeting

Kentucky State Monarch and Pollinator Stakeholders Meeting The Kentucky State Monarch and Pollinator Stakeholders are having a virtual meeting on September 1, 2020 from 10 AM to 12 PM. Download the agenda: 10:00 – 10:10 a.m. Welcome and Updates Michaela Rogers, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources 10:10 – 10:55 a.m. Bees, Pesticides, and Politics: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Urban Landscapes Dr. Dan Potter, University of Kentucky Entomology Department 11:00 – 11:20 a.m. Flowers in the Air: Monarch Butterfly Migration Tavia Cathcart Brown, Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve 11:25 – 11:40 a.m. Remnant Grasslands and Pollinator Habitat Along Kentucky’s […]

August 2020 Beelines Newsletter

BeeLines August 2020

August BeeLines Newsletter The August 2020 BeeLines Newsletter is available from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of State Veterinarian. Information in this edition: Newest Master Beekeeper in Kentucky 2020 Kentucky State Fair Update Virtual Education Opportunities Eastern Apiculture Society (EAS) New Board Member Texas A&M University Pollen Analysis North American Mite-a-thon Cornell University study of flowers National Black Jar Honey Contest Kentucky pollinator tag Blue Ribbon Beekeeper Award Little Miss Grubby Toes Steps on a Bee! Honey beer bread Certified Kentucky Honey Producers Program