Ohio…beekeeping at its best!

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  • Schedule an OSBA Traveling Speaker for your Ohio Beekeeping Association.  This year’s topic: Sustainable Beekeeping Using Nucs.  Click for details!

 


Turn your property from a food desert into aohioprairie food oasis for pollinators.  Ohio State Beekeepers Association has partnered with Ohio Prairie Nursery to help you make an easy choice.

 


The Ohio State Beekeepers Association’s “A Web-Based Introductory Beekeeping Training Programis available on-line and on DVD. The program consists of 34 videos and several power point presentations presented by Dr. Jim Tew and John Grafton. Topics include assembling hive equipment, installing packages, inspecting hives and much, much more.



Synonymous with names like Langstroth, Root and Taber, Ohio is steeped in the rich tradition of beekeeping. From our Queen Rearing Project to our support of local beekeeping, the Ohio State Beekeepers’ Association strives to serve Ohio beekeepers and beekeeping in general.


A note on 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. So before you email, please check this page and choose the most appropriate contact for your question.

 


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

Proposal would reduce beekeepers’ liability against damage claims

Noting bees’ importance as pollinators of the fresh produce items Ohioans eat and the other crops raised throughout the Buckeye State, a lawmaker has proposed a bill that would relieve responsible beekeepers of liability against personal injury or property damage claims. Republican Rep. Dick Stein of Norwalk introduced House Bill 392 in the Ohio House more »

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OSBA Annual Fall Conference 2017

OSBA – Annual Fall Conference November 4th, 2017 – Plain City, Ohio Tolles Career Center – 7877 US Highway 42 S – Plain City OH 43064 The Ohio State Beekeepers Association is holding its annual Fall Conference at Tolles Career & Technical Center in Plain City, Ohio.  Based on past attendance, and the central Ohio more »

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Take Action Before March 6th for Honey Labels

The Ohio State Beekeepers Association is asking its members to take action today! The American Honey Producers Association seeks your support concerning new honey nutrition label language.  No matter the number of hives you manage, whether you sell your honey at farmer’s markets, or share it with family and friends: we are all beekeepers.    The more »

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2017 4H Essay Contest

Sponsored by: The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees, Inc. 2017 Essay Topic: “How can MP3 (Managed Pollinator Protection Plan) more effectively protect honey bees from pesticide exposure?” Beekeeping has had is five minutes of fame for the past seven years. Now more than ever, the general public along with beekeepers are asking “What more »

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