Eastern Apicultural Society Short Course and Conference Coming Up

By: EAS Join the Eastern Apicultural Society for the annual Short Course (Aug. 13-15) and Conference (Aug. 15-17) which offers a week-long opportunity to hear from internationally known research scientists, extension apiculturists, apiary inspectors and beekeeping experts at every level. EAS begins with the two-day short course including beginner and […]

July 15 is FSA Reporting Deadline

The July 15 reporting deadline is almost here to annually report your number of honey bee colonies on form FSA-578. Those in the NAP or ELAP disaster relief programs filed their required reports last January, but if you are not enrolled in NAP or applying for ELAP, your report is […]

KSBA fall vendors must prove liability insurance

Vendors planning to be part of the fall conference of the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) on Nov. 3 must quickly handle some newly discovered late-breaking requirements that potential vendors provide advance proof of their liability insurance within the next couple of weeks. Mike Mabry KSBA vice president, says vendors […]

June 2018 BeeLines is online

The June edition of the BeeLines newsletter is available online. It includes information about upcoming education events, the State Apiarist’s report, information about the state fair, a good article about keeping bees in cities and subdivisions, the first call to participate in the Kentucky Department of Ag’s annual hive count, and […]

Price List for 2018 Honey Booth

Once again, the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association (KSBA) will be selling honey at the Honey Booth at the State Fair. You must be a current member of KSBA to sell your honey. Memberships can be renewed at the State Fair or online. Prices will remain the same as last year. All […]

Honey table at the 2015 Honey Booth

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 […]