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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 […]

Request for Research Proposals

BY: Project Apis M. on behalf of the National Honey Board Background U.S. Honey production is decreasing and colony losses are increasing, while many crops dependent on pollination services continue to expand. Honey bee colony losses in the United States were reported at 33% during 2016-2017. Colony losses are attributed […]

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 […]