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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 […]


Thank You from the Honey Queen

Kayla Fusselman, the 2018 American Honey Queen, participated in the Honey Booth at this year’s State Fair. Afterwards, she sent the following hand-written thank you note expressing her appreciation to the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association for hosting her.


Congratulations to John Benham

By: Shannon Trimboli Congratulations to John Benham for becoming Kentucky’s third EAS Certified Master Beekeeper. The other two Master Beekeepers in the state are Kent Williams (2003) and Matt Wilson (2014). According to the Eastern Apicultural Society’s website, “The purpose of the Master Beekeeper certification program is to identify and […]