News


Results of First Swarms in 2018 Survey

By: Shannon Trimboli In March, we started a survey asking people to report the first swarms they saw in each county this year. Twenty-four swarms were reported this year compared to forty-four when we did the same survey last year. Thank you to the all those who submitted data. The […]


Results of First Swarms in 2018 Survey

By: Shannon Trimboli In March, we started a survey asking people to report the first swarms they saw in each county this year. Twenty-four swarms were reported this year compared to forty-four when we did the same survey last year. Thank you to the all those who submitted data. The […]


Happy Pollinator’s Week!

June 18-24 is National Pollinator’s Week. National Pollinator Week was established to raise awareness of pollinators and their population declines. More information about National Pollinator Week can be found at http://pollinator.org/pollinatorweek/.


Minutes from KSBA Summer Board Meeting

By: David Shockey Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Summer Board Meeting Kelley Bees Office Building Clarkson, KY 5:30 PM, June 2, 2018 Meeting was called to order by Jake Osborne, President Attendees: David Shockey Hardin Co. Joe Taylor Grayson Co. Rick Sutton Lancaster, KY Randy Roberts Madison Co. Ted Caldwell Green […]


Honey Bee Health Coalition Urges Collaboration, Multifactor Strategies Following Release of National Survey of Colony Losses Report Showed 40 Percent of U.S. Managed Colonies Were Lost in 2017-2018

By: The Honey Bee Health Coalition The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a diverse group of nearly 50 organizations working to support honey bee and pollinator health, urged continued cross-sector collaboration following the release of a national survey showing 40 percent of managed honey bee colonies in the United States were […]


HAS early-bird registration deadline is June 15

By: Charlotte Ekker Wiggins The Heartland Apicultural Society’s annual conference will be held this year at Washington University in St. Louis July 11-13, 2018. Conference registration is $100 for three days or $40 per day per person. After June 15, conference registration is $150 for three days and $55 per […]


Results of First Pollen in 2018 Survey

By: Shannon Trimboli In January, I started a KSBA poll asking everyone to report when you saw the first pollen coming into your hive. Thirteen people took the time to respond and their results are below. I apologize for not posting the results sooner, but April and May were crazy […]