Awards and Contests


Honey Bee Grant Program Taking Applications

By: The Honey Bee Grant program The Honey Bee Grant program allows for a K-12 school or non-profit organization to receive support for an educational honey bee hive. We offer three grant options: Monetary grant of $1,500 to support the success of a honey bee hive educational program. Observation hive: […]


2016 KSBA Beekeeper of the Year Announced

By: Joe Taylor Congratulations to Jim Hazelrig, our 2016 Beekeeper of the Year! The KSBA Beekeeper of the Year award is designed to recognize KSBA members who have done outstanding or highly beneficial work for KSBA. Nominees must be excellent beekeepers and contribute to the work of KSBA. Just being involved […]


Kentucky Honey Bee Essay Winners Announced

Each year KSBA and the Kentucky 4-H chapters sponsor a statewide honey bee essay contest. The winning essay is submitted to a national competition sponsored by the Federation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. Participants in the essay contest had to members of their local 4-H chapter and had […]