KSBA announcements


Summary of Fall Meeting

By: John Benham The Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) met in Hopkinsville on Nov. 4, 2017. A big thank you goes out to Steve Buschweitz and Brad Hodges of the Pennyrile Beekeepers association for their invaluable help and support in setting up our fall meeting. The catering, donuts, coffee, and […]


Message from the KSBA President

Greetings Kentucky Beekeepers, My name is Jake Osborne. I am 29 years old and the 2018 Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) President. Since catching my first swarm at eight years old, I have grown to 100 colonies with a focus on honey production. Through my involvement with KSBA, I have […]


2018 Membership Form is Online

By: Shannon Trimboli The new Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) membership form for 2018 has been uploaded to the KSBA website’s membership page. Like in 2017, it the new membership form is a two pages with the second page containing information for KSBA’s Buy Local webpage. If you don’t want to […]


Honey Committee Report from October Meeting

Oct. 11, 2017 Meeting at Nelson County Cooperative Extension Office, Bardstown Present: Rick Sutton, President of Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (Garrard Co.) Ricky Humphrey, Vice President of Nelson County Beekeepers Susan Zhunga, Secretary and Treasurer of Nelson County Beekeepers Mike Mabry, Member of Nelson County Beekeepers Pat Schwartz, Member of […]


Fall KSBA meeting is just around the corner

The fall meeting of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) will be Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at the Christian County Cooperative Extension office (2850 Pembroke Road, Hopkinsville, KY). Registration will begin at 8:00 a.m. CT and the meeting will wrap up around 3:00 p.m. A tentative agenda can be found […]


KSBA Fall Meeting to be Held Nov. 4 in Hopkinsville

The Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) will hold its fall meeting on Nov. 4 at the Christian County Cooperative Extension Office, 2850 Pembroke Road, Hopkinsville, 42240. All members are invited to attend. Dr. Jen O’Keefe, Morehead State University, will be the keynote speaker. Her presentation will be about honey analysis […]


Kentucky Department of Agriculture and Kentucky State Beekeepers Association examine potential ‘certified’ label

By: Tammy Horn Potter The Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) continues to facilitate conversations about local honey with the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA). The KDA hosted a meeting Aug. 22 for KSBA and honey stakeholders at the Kentucky State Fair, where beekeepers and honey producers across the state discussed […]