Daily Archives: 11/25/2015

Hive Count Reports Due

Beekeepers must file a hive count report with their local USDA Farm Assistance office by Jan. 2, 2016 in order to be eligible for assistance from the Federal Emergency Loss Assistance Program (ELAP). ELAP is authorized under the 2014 Farm Bill (Agricultural Assistance Act of 2014). ELAP to provides emergency […]

Beekeeping Essay Contest for 4-H Students Announced

4-H students are invited to submit essays for the National 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest, sponsored by The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. This year’s essay topic is “Bees and Pollination. How Important is it?” This is a national competition and each state can submit only one essay. […]

UK to Host Beginning Beekeeping Workshop

Phil Craft, author of a monthly column in Bee Culture magazine and retired Kentucky State Apiarist, will teach a Beginning Beekeeping – Getting Started workshop at the University of Kentucky’s Ecological Resource and Education Center. The workshop will be held from 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12. More information […]

KSBA Fall Meeting – Dec. 5

The Kentucky State Beekeepers Association will meet Saturday, December 5 at the Livingston County Extension Office located at 803 US Hwy 60 East in Smithland, Ky. Speakers: Dr. Tammy Horn Potter, Kentucky State Apiarist, Dr. Tom Webster, KSU Professor and bee expert, David Knopff, USDA, and Kent Williams, EAS certified […]

Letter from the KSBA President

Kentucky State Beekeepers Associations 10/12/15 Hello fellow beekeepers! I am contacting you concerning the Fall meeting of the Kentucky State Beekeepers which will take place December 5 in Smithland, Ky at the Livingston County Extension Office located at 803 U.S. Hwy 60 East. We will have an Executive Meeting at […]