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February Poll: Must-Have Books

February is a busy month. Bee schools are happening all across the state. Many people are thinking about getting into beekeeping for the first time. Others are trying to figure out how they are going to improve their apiary this year. At the heart of all those activities is education. […]


2018 USFS Pollinator/Community Garden Grant

By: National Environmental Education Foundation The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), with major funding support from US Forest Service (USFS), is offering a little over $10,700 through mini-grants to facilitate Pollinator Garden and/Community Garden activities. Awarded grantees will be expected to facilitate the development of educational and conservation activities on […]


4-H Honey Bee Essay Contest

Students writing a Honey Bee Essay Contest entry should contact their local 4-H offices for contest details. The state selection will be done only through the 4-H system. Essayists should turn in their work to their local 4-H offices during February. The offices should each forward their one winning essay […]


KSBA Spring Meeting will be March 17, 2018

By: Jake Osborne The Kentucky State Beekeepers Association will have their spring meeting on March 17 in London, Kentucky. The meeting will be held at the Laurel County Extension Office, 200 County Ext Rd, London, KY 40741 at 9:00 AM. Speakers will include: Dr Tom Webster: Nosema and an investigative […]


What Happened to the KSBA emails?

By: Shannon Trimboli About a week and a half ago KSBA experienced some growing pains that resulted in the temporary suspension of our news emails. Since then, I’ve been impatiently waiting for the opportunity to let everyone know what happened and how we are addressing it. We are currently using […]


Kentucky State University Small Scale Farm Grant Program Taking Applications

The Kentucky State University Center for the Sustainability of Farms and Families (KSU-CSFF) Small Scale Farm Grant Program was developed to support the expansion of certain types of agriculture in Kentucky, especially among underserved groups. Grant funding decisions are based upon the future impact expected on the production and sales […]