News and Events

Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium Logo

Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium Conference

United States Department of Agriculture

Honey Bee Disease Diagnostics and Research Webinar

Board and Presidents Meeting

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting September 16, 2021

United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Assistance for Honey Producers

2021 Beekeeper of the Year Nominations

Board and Presidents Meeting

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting August 16, 2021

News and Announcements

Need 100 Beekeepers for Amitraz Resistance Testing

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Online Education

Helping Your Bees Prepare For Winter

EAS Schedule for August 11-13, 2021

Jennifer Hinkel 2021 American Honey Queen

2021 American Honey Queen To Visit Kentucky

Board and Presidents Meeting

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting July 15, 2021

Kentucky State Fair

2021 State Fair Honey Booth Guidelines and Pricing

Kentucky State Fair

Honey Sales at 2021 Kentucky State Fair

Board and Presidents Meeting

Survey for KSBA Board of Directors and Executive Committee Meetings

Bee Informed Partnership

2021 Spring Loss And Management Survey

Board and Presidents Meeting

Spring Teleconference and General Membership Meeting

News and Announcements

Upcoming 2021 Beekeeping Educational Events

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Online Education

Intermediate Beekeeping with Phil Craft

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Bylaws Logo

Notice of Proposed Bylaws Revision

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Logo

Nominations for KSBA President-elect

Beekeepers of Indiana

Beekeepers of Indiana $2000 Scholarship

Upcoming Amendment to the Varroacide, Oxalic Acid

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting March 20, 2021

Pollinator Art Contest

Kentucky Pollinator Stakeholder Art Contest

Kentucky Chapter of The Wildlife Society

2021 Kentucky Chapter of The Wildlife Society Annual Meeting

Certified Kentucky Honey Producers

Help Wanted: Certified Honey Program Manager/Director

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting January 9, 2021

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting December 19, 2020

Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development

Marketing Considerations for Kentucky Beekeepers

Oxalic Acid Sublimation

Using Apibioxal – Oxalic Acid

Neil Hunt 2020 Kentucky State Beekeeper of the Year

2020 Beekeeper of the Year

Instructor Phil Craft

Beginner Beekeeping with Phil Craft

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA General Membership Meeting on November 7, 2020

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting November 6, 2020

Beginning Beekeeping

Waiting List for Beginner Beekeeping with Phil Craft

Instructor Phil Craft

Second Session for Beginner Beekeeping with Phil Craft

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA Board and Presidents Meeting October 7, 2020

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

KSBA September Video Conference

Georgia Beekeepers Association

GBA Fall Virtual Conference

Beekeeper of the Year Nominations

2020 Beekeeper of the Year Nominations

ABF Honey Princess Sydney Pauslrud

Kentucky State Monarch and Pollinator Stakeholders Meeting

Kentucky State Beekeepers Asociation

Honey Booth 2020 State Fair

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

Summer Meeting Cancelled

Honey Bee Health Coalition

Hive Treatments Made Easy

Position with Appalachian Beekeeping Collective

BeeLines July 2020

2020 American Honey Princess at KY State Fair

Kentucky State Beekeepers Asociation

KSBA Presidents Meeting May 30, 2020

Bee Informed Partnership

Loss and Management Survey Webinar

United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency

2020 ELAP Webinar Recording

Articles of Incorporation

Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws Vote

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

2020 Spring Meeting Cancelled

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association event calendar

Executive Board Meeting Location Change

Notice of Meeting

Draft Constitution and By-laws

Kentucky State Beekeeping Association

2020 Spring Meeting at HCBA Bee School

Certified Kentucky Honey Producers

Message from Certified Honey Manager

Kentucky General Assembly Legislative Research Commission

Need Legislative Agent for Beekeepers

Kentucky State Beekeeping Association

KSBA Fall Meeting & Bullitt County Bee School

Message from David Shockey, KSBA Treasurer

Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan

2019 Kentucky Pollinator Protection Plan

American Beekeeping Federation

Meet 2019 Honey Queen at Kentucky State Fair

Website New and Improved

Bee Informed Partnership

2018-2019 Colony Loss and Management Survey

American Foulbrood in Commercial Beekeeping

2019 Ohio County Beekeepers to Host Bee School

Simon Apiaries Queen Rearing Class

Simon Apiaries Beginners Beekeeping Class

2019 Indiana Bee School XVII

Northern Kentucky Beekeepers Association Beekeeping 101

2019 Bluegrass Beekeeping School

2019 Daviess County Beginning Beekeeping Workshop Sessions

Honey Bee Health Coalition

New Resources From Honeybee Health Coalition

2019 Washington County “Build Your Bee Yard”

2019 Eastern Bluegrass Bee School

2019 South Central Kentucky Bee School Schedule

2019 Audubon Beekeepers Annual Bee School

Dr. Clarence Collision to Speak at Feb 2, 2019 Southeastern Kentucky Bee School

EAS Announces Keynote Speakers and Calls for Volunteers

Northeastern Kentucky Beekeeping School – Feb 23, 2019

Eastern Kentucky Winter Bee School to be Held On Jan. 19, 2019

Heartland Apicultural Society returning to Bowling Green, Kentucky in 2019

Reminder: KSBA will help promote bee schools and related events

Deadlines nearing for two programs to help beekeepers manage risk in 2019

2019 Membership Form is Online

Kentucky Department of Agriculture Honey Reports Due

Grant Opportunity for Educational Beehives – Oct. 15 Deadline

Save the Date: KSBA Fall Meeting will be Nov. 3, 2018

Thank You from the Honey Queen

Congratulations to John Benham

Nominations Open for 2018 KSBA Beekeeper of the Year

Participate in the 2018 North American Mite-A-Thon

Honey table and candlemaking at the 2015 Honey Booth

Schedule for Associations Working the Honey Booth

Guidelines issued for KSBA Honey Booth sales

New Local Beekeeping Organization in Bullitt County

KSBA Launches Kentucky Certified Honey Program

2018 American Honey Queen to Visit Kentucky

2018 Kentucky Department of Agriculture Hive Count Survey

July 15 is FSA Reporting Deadline

Bee Informed Partnership

Bee Informed Partnership Asks for Help with Social Science Research Project

KSBA fall vendors must prove liability insurance

Happy 4th of July!

Honey table at the 2015 Honey Booth

Price List for 2018 Honey Booth

How to Opt Out of Kentucky Department of Agriculture Mosquito Spraying

Happy Pollinator’s Week!

July 2 is Deadline to Submit Entry Forms for State Fair Competition

Minutes from KSBA Summer Board Meeting

Honey Bee Health Coalition

Honey Bee Health Coalition Urges Collaboration, Multifactor Strategies Following Release of National Survey of Colony Losses Report Showed 40 Percent of U.S. Managed Colonies Were Lost in 2017-2018

Mississippi State University Extension’s Beekeeping Camp – June 17-21, 2018

Happy World Bee Day!

Kentucky Beekeepers in the News

Minutes of the 2018 KSBA Spring Business Meeting

Minutes from the 2018 Spring Meeting

Congratulations to Our State Apiarist!

Honey Bee Health Coalition

Honey Bee Health Coalition to Hold Webinar on April 16, 2018

Bee Informed Partnership

Beekeepers Asked to Participate in the 2018 Bee Informed Colony Loss Survey

Mann Lake Eastern Apicultural Society Master Beekeeper Scholarship Application

Legislators Receive Kentucky Honey

Spring Cleaning for KSBA Website – Please Help

May 20 Declared World Bee Day

2018 USFS Pollinator/Community Garden Grant

4-H Honey Bee Essay Contest

KSBA Spring Meeting will be March 17, 2018

Don’t Forget to Register for the Pollinator Protection Program

University of Louisville Student Requests Help

What Happened to the KSBA emails?

Kentucky State University Small Scale Farm Grant Program Taking Applications

Meet KSBA’s New Legislative Agent

EAS Foundation for Honey Bee Research Call for Proposals 2018

Join and Pay KSBA Memberships Online

Speakers Confirmed for Heartland Apiculture Society’s 2018 Missouri Conference

List of Bee Schools on KSBA Website

Happy Holidays!

Time to Renew Your Membership

Looking Back at 2017 and Ahead to 2018

Hive Count Reports Due – Jan. 2, 2018

Congratulations and Welcome to the Pulaski County 4-H Beekeeping Club

Summary of Fall Meeting

Message from the KSBA President

USDA Requesting Help from Kentucky Beekeepers

Happy Thanksgiving

News from Dadant

Pollinator Protection software warns of spraying near hives

Announce your bee school or other event on the KSBA website

Pollinator stakeholders to plan strategies at Nov. 15 meeting

2018 Membership Form is Online

Honey Committee Report from October Meeting

Buy Local Kentucky Honey

KSBA to Hold a Black Jar Honey Contest at Fall Meeting

Request for Research Proposals

Fall KSBA meeting is just around the corner

New Pollen Analysis Resource Available at Morehead

Calling All Beekeepers in Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, or Bullitt County

A Message from Dadant and Sons

KSBA Fall Meeting to be Held Nov. 4 in Hopkinsville

Beekeepers Asked to Report Honey Data as of Oct. 1 to KDA

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

Honey Bee Grant Program Taking Applications

Clarkson’s annual Honeyfest takes wing Sept. 28-30, 2017

Call for 2017 KSBA Beekeeper of the Year Nominations

Bee Informed Partnership

First Annual Mite-A-Thon, Sept. 9 – Sept. 16, 2017

Apiculture Insurance Expanded to More States

Candlemaking at the 2015 Honey Booth

Friday is the Deadline for Associations to Submit Information for Working the Honey Booth

Honey table and candlemaking at the 2015 Honey Booth

Price List Announced for 2017 Honey Booth

Honey Marketing Subcommittee Begins Looking into Certified Kentucky Honey Label

Kentucky Department of Agriculture Collecting 2017 Hive County Data

Honey Booth at the Kentucky State Fair

United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency

Deadline to File Colony Inventory Report – July 15

Happy 4th of July

2017 American Honey Queen to Visit Kentucky

Happy Pollinator’s Week

Honey Bee Health Coalition

Free Varroa Resources and Bee Club Presentation

USDA Resumes Honey Bee Diagnostic Services

Candlemaking at the 2015 Honey Booth

Kentucky State Fair Is August 17-27, 2017

Honey Bee Colony Losses 2016-2017: Preliminary Results

Honey Label Requirements and Other Important Information

KSBA Business Meeting to be Held June 3, 2017

State Apiarist’s Email Address Has Changed

Resources for Teachers and Other Educators

Foulbrood Information from the Kentucky State Apiarist

2017 Spring Meeting Report

Bee Informed Partnership

Opportunity to Participate in the Bee Informed National Management Survey for 2016-2017

Bee Informed Partnership

Bee Informed Partnership Launches 2017 Sentinel Apiary Program

Bee Schools Making a Buzz in the Media

Sample Press Release about Swarms

KSBA 2017 Spring Meeting Will Be March 18

FDA Comment Period on New Honey Labels Ends March 6, 2017

February 2017 BeeLines is online

2017 American Honey Princess to Visit Kentucky

Announcing the New Kentucky Queen Bee Breeders Association

KSBA Launches New “Buy Local” Page!

Update on New Memberships and Renewals

Passing of a Beekeeping Friend

Dec. BeeLines is online

Congratulations to Our New Officers

Happy Holidays from KSBA

It’s Time to Renew Your KSBA Membership

KSBA Spring Meeting will be March 18, 2017

Kentucky Featured in Bee Culture Magazine

New Benefits for KSBA Members

Honey Bee Health Coalition

Honey Bee Health Coalition Unveils Videos to Help Beekeepers Combat Devastating Parasites

New Antibiotics Law Goes into Effect on Jan. 1, 2017

Nov. Edition of BeeLines is Online

Happy Thanksgiving!

2016 KSBA Beekeeper of the Year Announced

2017 Membership Form is Online

Honey Production Reports Due

Honey Bee and Beekeeping Resources for Teachers on KSBA Website

Fall KSBA Meeting Nov. 5, 2016

Don’t Forget to Send Event Announcements

Kentucky Honey Bee Essay Winners Announced

Oct 4 – Deadline to reserve room at discounted rate

Job Opportunity in Beekeeping

Final Call for 2016 KSBA Beekeeper of the Year Nominations

Honey Labels

Call for Nominations – 2016 Beekeeper of the Year

KSBA Officers Staffing the Honey Booth

State Apiarist Discusses “Mite-biting” Research from Purdue

Varroa Mite Monitoring Survey

Honey table at the 2015 Honey Booth

Honey Prices Set for 2016 Honey Booth at State Fair

KY Pollinator Protection Plan Public Forum to be Held Wed., Feb 24

KY Pollinator Protection Plan Forum Rescheduled for Feb. 24

Postponed – First Public Forum for KY Pollinator Protection Plan

John Benham Named KSBA 2015 Beekeeper of the Year

Hive Count Reports Due

Beekeeping Essay Contest for 4-H Students Announced