Ohio State Beekeepers Associations…helping you become a better beekeeper.

Farm Science Review – starting on Tuesday, September 21st till Thursday, September 23rd. Farmers and Beekeepers Working Together for science based information, pollinator plant information, grant programs, and pollination & protecting bees. Don’t miss out on this in-person event attracting over 100,000 visitors from all over the United States and Canada, who come for three days to peruse 4,000 product lines from 600 commercial exhibitors, and learn the latest in agricultural production. The educational programs feature Ohio State and Purdue specialists and are second to none in the agricultural exhibition world. More details>>
OSBA Fall Conference ~ Virtual Zoom – registration is now open. You won’t want to miss a single speaker/presentation. Registration is “FREE” but we are asking for a donation to help support the 2022 OSBA Youth Scholarship Program. These 10 grants help students from 4-H and FFA get into beekeeping. Register here>>
New Members – To those of you that are becoming new OSBA members, thank you. Right now with the old website & database, there will not be an automatic receipt of your paid membership. Once the new website & database are completed, members will start receiving automatic replies of payment, the ability to update their own information, and have access to paid only membership areas on the OSBA website. More details>>  
Photo Submissions – We are in progress of putting together a video clip collection of photos submitted by Ohio beekeepers to share during the 2021 OSBA Virtual Fall Conference. Feel free to take a selfie with your hive(s) in the background and be a part of the fun. More details>>
Swarms & Tear-Outs – We are recieving more than usual phone calls, emails, and messages asking for beekeepers to collect swarms or do tear-outs. Are you in search of a beekeeper or an Ohio beekeeper wanting to update the services you provide? Visit our website to select a county or click on the map to search for your local resources. More details>>
Live Webinar Training Series + YouTube – The recorded presentations have been edited, uploaded, and ready for you to learn from to help make you a better beekeeper. Bee sure to join us on Sunday, August 22 at 7:00pm for another “LIVE” presentation. More details>>
OSBA Officer & Award Nominations – Would you like to run for an OSBA Officer position or nominate someone for an award? We have a lot of great beekeepers that would make great OSBA Officers. Nominating that extra special beekeeper that goes above and beyond is easier than ever. This new page has the links, forms, and who to turn those forms into. More details>>
Join or Renew Today – Don’t forget to join or renew your 2021 membership today. This helps support Youth Scholarship Program, Live Webinar Training Series, Travel Speaker Program, Round Table Discussion, and much, much more. More details>>
The OSBA Board is sponsoring a new 2021 Traveling Speaker ProgramChemical Treatments for Varroa Control“. OSBA covers the majority of the cost for this program. This year (2021) the OSBA Board & Traveling Speaker Committee are offering each Ohio club/association up to (2) free presentations. More details>>
OSBAA Web-Based Introductory Beekeeping Training Program” – The program consists of 34 videos and several PowerPoint presentations presented by Dr. Jim Tew and John Grafton. Topics include assembling hive equipment, installing packages, inspecting hives, and much more. More details>>
Officers, Board Members & Committees – Communications when contacting OSBA: When emailing questions or concerns, the best way to get quick and accurate answers is to email the correct person. We’ve set up a contacts page to help you do just this. Please use the appropriate email link to send your questions. More details>>

We invite you to learn more about OSBA and what membership has to offer…