KSBA announcements


Kentucky Certified Honey

The Kentucky Certified Honey Program (KCHP) was established by KSBA in an effort to promote the sale of local honey to consumers in Kentucky. We wish to promote the many beekeepers in Kentucky that raise their bees, harvest, process their honey, and sell their honey all within the State of Kentucky. All […]

Kentucky Certified Honey Producers

Sarah Preston, Kentucky Certified Honey Producers Program Manager

KSBA Certified Honey Producers Program Manager Selected

The Executive Board of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association received several qualified candidate résumés for the position of Program Manager. After careful review and consideration of all the applications, the KSBA Executive Board has made a selection of Mrs. Sarah Preston for the Project Management position. Sarah will be formally […]


Goodbye

Hi Everyone, For the past 3 years, I have served as the KSBA webmaster. I have been proud to serve in this role and always worked hard to build the KSBA website into a valuable resource and communication tool. Looking at the website now, it’s hard to believe that the […]


Reminder: KSBA will help promote bee schools and related events

By: Shannon Trimboli Many local bee clubs and other organizations are beginning to plan their 2019 bee schools and beekeeping workshops. The Kentucky State Beekeepers Association is happy to include these events on our calendar and help promote them by posting information about the schools on our website and Facebook […]


2019 Membership Form is Online

By: Shannon Trimboli The new Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) membership forms for 2019 have been uploaded to the KSBA website’s membership page. KSBA’s annual membership continues to be $15 per family. For the second year, you can join and pay online or download a fillable pdf form that you can […]


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 […]


Nominations Open for 2018 KSBA Beekeeper of the Year

Greetings Fellow KSBA members, It is time to nominate some of our outstanding members for KSBA Beekeeper of the year. For 2018, the nomination period will be September 1st thru October 1st . Please absolutely no late nomination can be accepted. The official voting will be done by the past 15 […]


Honey table and candlemaking at the 2015 Honey Booth

Schedule for Associations Working the Honey Booth

Below is the schedule for associations working the Honey Booth at the State Fair. Thursday, Aug. 16: Bluegrass Beekeepers Association. Friday, Aug. 17: Bluegrass Beekeepers Association. Saturday, Aug. 18: Oldham County Beekeepers Association. Sunday, Aug. 19: Shelby County Beekeepers Association. Monday, Aug. 20: Allen County Beekeepers Association. Tuesday, Aug. 21 (morning): […]


Guidelines issued for KSBA Honey Booth sales

The Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) board has stipulated that all honey sold at the Kentucky State Fair Honey Booth must be produced by Kentucky beekeepers and harvested from Kentucky honey bees as per the new “Certified Kentucky Honey” program. Labeling Avoid the word “monofloral.” If you designate your honey […]


KSBA Launches Kentucky Certified Honey Program

By: David Shockey The Kentucky Certified Honey Program is an official marketing program of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA). The goals of the program are twofold: first, to promote local honey that is produced by the beekeepers of the KSBA and is a genuine product of the State; second, […]