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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 […]


May 2018 BeeLines is online

The May 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, tips for dealing with small hive beetles and laying workers, an exciting collaboration between an area beekeeper and local students, and much more. Past BeeLine […]


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 […]