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A Message from Dadant and Sons

Dear Friends, Unfortunately, it has become necessary to make some management changes at our Frankfort, KY location. During the transition to new staff, we will temporarily be closing. We hope to be open and going again in short order but wanted to let all our beekeeping friends using that branch […]

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 […]

Apiculture Insurance Expanded to More States

Increased safety net available to beekeepers in 48 states. By: USDA Risk Management Agency WASHINGTON, July 27, 2017 – Crop insurance for beekeeper operations has been expanded to include 19 additional states and now spans the entire 48 contiguous states. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) […]