BeeLines newsletter


Beelines March 2019

The March BeeLines newsletter published by Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of State Veterinarian. Information in this edition: Kentucky State Beekeeping Association Spring Meeting Hardin County Beekeeping Association Bee School American Foulbrood Bio-Breakthrough Honey Princess at the Bluegrass Beekeeping School March Beekeeping Schools No-cost Pollinator Projects in Madison County Schools 4-H Bee Ambassador […]


Beelines February 2019

The February BeeLines newsletter published by Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of State Veterinarian. Information in this edition: Kentucky Agricultural Development Board (KADB) project grants Kentucky Agricultural Finance Corporation (KAFC) farm financing Farm Service Agency (FSA) Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) colony reporting deadline Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) Certified Honey Program Manager/Director open job […]


BeeLines February 2019 Extra

The February EXTRA BeeLines newsletter published by Kentucky Department of Agriculture Office of State Veterinarian. It includes information about beekeeper education deadlines and meeting dates in February.


Dec. 2018 BeeLines is online

The December edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about Mann Lake, Kelleys, and Brushy Mountain, the KSBA Beekeepers of the Year and 2019 KSBA Officers, free honey label reviews, upcoming educational events, the State Apiarist’s schedule, and much more. Past BeeLine newsletters can be downloaded from […]


Nov. 2018 BeeLines is online

The November edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about the results of the 2017-2018 USDA Honey Bee Health Survey in Kentucky, the State Apiarist’s schedule, funding opportunities for bee schools and implementing educational curriculum, insurance, and much more. Past BeeLine newsletters can be downloaded from the […]


Oct. 2018 BeeLines is online

The October edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about changes to the proposed FDA “added sugar” labeling requirement, the State Apiarist’s schedule, stories about two of the State Fair winners, upcoming deadlines for beekeeper protection programs, and much more. Past BeeLine newsletters can be downloaded from […]


Sept. 2018 BeeLines is online

The September edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about September being proclaimed as Kentucky Honey Month, highlights of the State Fair, the State Apiarist’s schedule, our newest Master Beekeeper, and much more. Past BeeLine newsletters can be downloaded from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s website (current year […]


August 2018 BeeLines is online

The August edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about the State Fair, the new Certified Kentucky Honey label, HAS and more. Past BeeLine newsletters can be downloaded from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s website (current year only) or from the KSBA Educational Resources for Beekeepers webpage  (back […]


July 2018 BeeLines is online

The July edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about upcoming education events, the State Apiarist’s report, information about the state fair, an update on the June Pollinator Protection Plan Meeting, and much more. Past BeeLine newsletters can be downloaded from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s website (current […]


June 2018 BeeLines is online

The June edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about upcoming education events, the State Apiarist’s report, information about the state fair, a good article about keeping bees in cities and subdivisions, the first call to participate in the Kentucky Department of Ag’s annual hive count, and […]