Upcoming educational opportunities for beekeepers Source: Phil Craft, Kentucky State Beekeepers Association Bees are an important part of agriculture, because they provide the pollination required to produce many crops. Beekeeping not only helps ensure that your crops get pollinated, but it can be a very rewarding experience, not to mention producing some very tasty honey. … Continue reading Beekeeping Educational Opportunities
The Bee Informed Partnership team, in collaboration with the Auburn University Bee Lab, are enthusiastically inviting all U.S. beekeepers to take part in this year’s survey. The survey is open from April 1 to April 30, 2021. Take the Survey Today! The BIP survey is the longest national effort to monitor honey bee mortality rates … Continue reading The 2020-2021 Annual Loss and Management Survey is live!
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