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Beekeeping Workshops to be Held in Clay County

By: Joel Gonia Joel Gonia of HoneyBear Farms and Jeff Casada, Clay County Extension Agent, will be hosting a series of beekeeping workshops / field days in Clay County to provide an introduction for beginners and assistance to existing beekeepers. Workshops will be held on October 20, November 10, and […]


Jim Tew will be Featured Speaker at KSBA’s 2018 Fall Meeting

By: Tammy Potter and Chris Renfrow James E. Tew, Ph.D., will be the featured speaker at the Nov. 3 fall meeting of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA). The meeting will be at Bullitt Central High School, 1330 Hwy 44 East Shepherdsville, KY 40165. Registration will begin at 7:00 a.m. […]


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

By: Tammy Horn Potter Please save the date for Nov. 3rd, Fall KSBA meeting in Shepherdsville. Our honored speaker will be Dr. Jim Tew (Ohio State, ret.), who will be discussing strategies for overwintering bees. Dr. Tew is a beloved beekeeper, speaker and researcher and it is a real treat […]


Beekeeping Workshop to be Held in Clay County on August 25, 2018

By: Joel Gonia The organizers of the recent Red Bird Beekeeping Seminar will be hosting a series of beekeeping workshops / field days in the Beverly and Manchester areas each month through December to gauge the level of interest and local leadership. These workshops will provide a cursory review of terms, […]


Eastern Apicultural Society Short Course and Conference Coming Up

By: EAS Join the Eastern Apicultural Society for the annual Short Course (Aug. 13-15) and Conference (Aug. 15-17) which offers a week-long opportunity to hear from internationally known research scientists, extension apiculturists, apiary inspectors and beekeeping experts at every level. EAS begins with the two-day short course including beginner and […]


Red Bird Beekeeping Seminar to be Held on July 28, 2018

By: Joel Gonia This 2-hour seminar will introduce beekeeping as a potential source of revenue and discuss both pros and cons of entering into a beekeeping business. We will also discuss the potential formation of the Red Bird Beekeeping Co-Op to become a self-sustaining enterprise within 24 months. The proposed […]


HAS early-bird registration deadline is June 15

By: Charlotte Ekker Wiggins The Heartland Apicultural Society’s annual conference will be held this year at Washington University in St. Louis July 11-13, 2018. Conference registration is $100 for three days or $40 per day per person. After June 15, conference registration is $150 for three days and $55 per […]


Plan to Enter the 2018 Heartland Apicultural Society Honey Show

By: Charlotte Ekker Wiggins ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Plan to enter the 2018 Heartland Apicultural Society Honey Show, part of Heartland Apicultural Society’s annual conference being held July 11-13, 2018 at Washington University in St. Louis. Established in 2001 by several professional entomologists, the conference rotates through the Midwest offering […]