Kelley Field Day to be held on June 2, 2018

On June 2, 2018, Kelley Bees will be holding their annual field day in Clarkson, KY (807 W. Main Street, Clarkson, KY 42726). Whether you’re a beginning beekeeper, a hobbyist, sideliner or a commercial beekeeper, you’ll find classes and demonstrations designed just for you. Learn and network alongside fellow beekeepers […]

Kentucky Beekeepers in the News

By: Shannon Trimboli March and April have been busy months for Kentucky beekeepers. They have been in the news several times for hosting successful beekeeping schools, being part of national-level beekeeping projects, and just talking beekeeping in general. Below are the links that I have been sent of media featuring […]

April 2018 BeeLines is online

The April edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about upcoming education events, the KSBA spring meeting, the State Apiarist’s report, resources from the Honey Bee Health Coalition, and much more. Past BeeLine newsletters can be downloaded from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s website (current year only) or […]

Reminder: Hardin County Bee School This Saturday

The Hardin County Beekeeping Seminar & School will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Hardin County Cooperative Extension Office (201 Peterson Drive, Elizabethtown, KY). This event is sponsored by the Hardin County Beekeepers Association. The program will include presentations on: the KY Honey Certification Program, KY Pollination […]

Minutes of the 2018 KSBA Spring Business Meeting

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Spring Meeting, March 17, 2018 by: David Shockey, KSBA secretary Business/Board Meeting was held on evening of Friday, March 16, 2018 at the Comfort Inn in London, KY. Those in attendance: Patrick Stallons, Pennyrile Brad Hodges, Pennyrile David Shockey, Hardin & Grayson Jake Osborne, Davis John […]

Minutes from the 2018 Spring Meeting

Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Spring Meeting March 17, 2018 Co Extension Office London KY By: David Shockey, KSBA Secretary Welcome of Members: President, Jake Osborne welcomed everyone and opened the meeting. There was approximately 20 folks in attendance. In the interest of time, Jake recommended that the meeting start off […]

Congratulations to Our State Apiarist!

Tammy Horn Potter, our state apiarist, recently joined the Project Apis m. (PAm) Board of Directors. The mission of PAm is to fund and direct research to enhance the health and vitality of honey bee colonies while improving crop production. You can read more at: