Category Archive: News

May 17

ODA Looking into Possible Pesticide Kill

State officials are investigating a possible pesticide kill at Honey Run Farms in  Pickaway county, Ohio.  Lifetime OSBA member Isacc Barns discovered hundreds of foragers dieing in front of his hives shortly after corn was planted in an adjacent field.  Barns believe seed treatments containing neonicotinoids, which have been banned in Europe, may be to more »

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Apr 12

Take the National Colony Loss Management Survey now!

The National Colony Loss Management Survey is organized by the Bee Informed Partnership and is sponsored by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).   It is important that beekeepers participate in this survey because it will help track losses and evaluate management practices.    The survey is open from April 1st until April 30th and more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/news/take-the-national-colony-loss-management-survey-now/

Mar 18

EPA: Beekeepers Must Move Bees

From the Pollinator Stewardship Council: Last fall the EPA published a new pesticide label originally for the foliar application of four neonicotinoid pesticides.  By December, the EPA stated this new pesticide label language would be “harmonized” across all chemistries.  The label was meant to protect pollinators. The Pollinator Stewardship Council with the Bee Industry, sought more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/news/epa-beekeepers-must-move-bees/

Mar 15

Bee Informed Partnership offers Colony Monitoring Service

Bee Informed Partnership March 12, 2014 We are looking for beekeepers from across the country who manage 10 or more stationary colonies and would be ready to participate in this Real Time Disease Load Monitoring of Nosema and Varroa mite levels over the course of the next 6 months. We are very happy to inform more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/news/bee-informed-partnership-offers-colony-monitoring-service/

Jan 10

Walter T Kelley Co. – Kelley Beeswax Foundation

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/news/walter-t-kelley-co-kelley-beeswax-foundation/

Jan 10

Olivarez Honey Bees, Inc. – Queens Available Year Round

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/news/olivarez-honey-bees-inc-queens-available-year-round/

Jan 10

Medivet – If Nosema is a problem…

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/news/medivet-if-nosema-is-a-problem/

Jan 10

Texas Insurance & Financial Services, Inc.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/news/texas-insurance-financial-services-inc/

Nov 05

OSBA In the News – Sour notes invade beekeepers conference

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PLAIN CITY, Ohio — As a connoisseur of honey, Jim Thompson knew as soon as the spoon hit his taste buds that he had a winner. Flavored with cinnamon, the granulated honey was simply “ beautiful,” Thompson said as he gave it a score of 96 out of 100. “I do not take it lightly,” more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2013/announcements/news/osba-in-the-news-sour-notes-invade-beekeepers-conference/

Nov 03

Tri-County Beekeepers Association Inc. will hold their 36th Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2014

Tri-County Beekeepers Association Inc. will hold their 36th Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop Feb. 28-Mar. 1, 2014 at the OARDC (Fisher Auditorium and Shisler Center) in Wooster Ohio. The Workshop, titled Beekeeping: Past, Present and Future, will take a look at the golden years of beekeeping, as well as the challenges facing beekeepers of today and more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2013/announcements/news/tri-county-beekeepers-association-2013/

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