On May 8th at 7 PM, the Kentucky State Beekeepers Association will hold their spring virtual beekeeping conference. We will have a special guest speaker for this event, Dr. Mike Hood, entomology professor emeritus of Clemson University in South Carolina. He will be sharing a presentation on the Small Hive Beetle, Aethina tumida. Dr. Hood … Continue reading KSBA meeting on May 8, 2021
Hello Fellow BeekeepersI wanted to give everyone an update with regard to the beekeeping season thus far. We are now in the first stage of the nectar season and there is a slight nectar flow happening at this time. Your colonies should be robust and I have noticed the following:1) Swarm season - I caught … Continue reading April Newsletter from the MCKYBA President
Bee Research Laboratory in Beltsville, MD has published a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on the EPA tolerance exemption for API-Bioxal™. This is very good news in the fight against mite, Varroa destructor! A registered pesticide label change is coming… Stay tuned to KSBA for the latest news and announcements.