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Stay current with the latest news and announcements important to Kentucky beekeepers. If you have news you would like posted here, please email us and we will include it here. 
  • Mon, December 12, 2022 2:00 PM | Theresa Martin

    Bonnie Joseph and Jessica Mayes were named co-recipients of the 2022 Beekeeper of the Year. This award is determined by an annual vote of past beekeeper of the year recipients.

    Bonnie is the president of the Laurel County Southeaster Beekeeper Association. Bonnie is an active participant in the University of Kentucky entomology program, USDA Honey Bee Health Survey and Kentucky Queen Bee Breeders Association, Inc.

    Jessica is an immediate past KSBA president and has worked hard to improve KSBAs tax status, lobbied for Kentucky Agricultural Development Office funds for the Certified Kentucky Honey Program and is active in local meetings across the state.

  • Mon, December 12, 2022 12:00 PM | Theresa Martin
    Director Phil Craft and President Duane KeehanThe new KSBA Board of Directors were announced at the November annual meeting. Duane Keehan was elected the 2022 - 2024 President. Electronic balloting was conducted of all KSBA members in good standing. In addition to Keehan for President, Marcella Eubank was elected Treasurer as well as Jeff Haney and Mike Meadors for Director. Here is the complete list of the current KSBA Board of Directors.

    In addition, director terms were extended from one to two years for increased continuity of services. This was approved by the general membership as an update to the KSBA by-laws.

    KSBA thanks outcoming past president Tom Ballinger and treasurer Jan Brown for their service. Tom will remain on the board as a director.

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