Since 2018, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Columbia Natural Gas, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Roundstone Seed have collaborated to convert highway rights of way and utility rights of way to pollinator habitat. Read the news release from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture
Kentucky State Beekeeping Association is proud to announce the new and improved secure website. We have refreshed the design and added new features: Secured by TLS – ensures all information you view or provide is secure and protected, including personal private and financial data New website Privacy and Terms and Conditions statements so you know what information is collected and how it’s used More news and announcement options to stay current with KSBA and the beekeeping community Contact KSBA officers and staff No more paper and postage to join KSBA Membership application/renewals is online with secure credit/debit card payment Affiliate […]
The Kentucky Certified Honey Program (KCHP) was established by KSBA in an effort to promote the sale of local honey to consumers in Kentucky. We wish to promote the many beekeepers in Kentucky that raise their bees, harvest, process their honey, and sell their honey all within the State of Kentucky. All beekeepers within the State of Kentucky are eligible for certification by making formal application to KSBA and paying the appropriate annual dues. As Certified Honey Producers, beekeepers will have agreed to follow the program guidelines and to apply the certified honey label with a registered trade symbol to the bottles of honey that they sell. For […]
Bee Informed Partnership 2018-2019 Colony Loss and Management Survey One of the Bee Informed Partnership’s major focuses is to bring together several disciplines to study ways to keep honey bee colonies healthy. Bee Informed Partnership conducts an annual survey to help all beekeepers and shares the results with the beekeeping community. Last year Kentucky reported 34.7% colony loss with only 112 beekeepers reporting. We need your report! The 2018-2019 Colony Loss and Management Survey is now live and Kentucky State Beekeepers Association encourages beekeepers to participate. Please take the survey!
KSBA Certified Honey Producers Program Manager Selected The Executive Board of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association received several qualified candidate résumés for the position of Program Manager. After careful review and consideration of all the applications, the KSBA Executive Board has made a selection of Mrs. Sarah Preston for the Project Management position. Sarah will be formally introduced at KSBA’s spring meeting on March 30, 2019 at Hardin County Beekeeper’s Beekeeping School. Sarah is a recent graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Master of Science in Entomology and a graduate certificate in Applied Statistics. She has been keeping […]