Category Archive: Announcements

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 »

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Mar 15

Bee Informed Partnership offers Colony Monitoring Service

Bee Informed Partnership March 12, 2014We 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 you more »

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

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/

Apr 08

Tri-County Beekeepers Association – 36th Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop

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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/

Mar 20

Beekeeper Alert – 2013 Spring Dwinding Watch

The winter of 2012 / 2013 seems determined to leave its mark on the American beekeeping industry.  The drought of 2012 combined with a long and cold winter in the north is contributing to winter losses in many regions in the 40% to 50% range.  But the risk is not yet over for the beekeepers more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2013/announcements/news/beekeeper-alert-2013-spring-dwinding-watch/

Mar 07

Winter Loss and Management Survey – March 29 – April 15

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The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) is a USDA/NIFA (U.S. Department of Agriculture/National Institute of Food and Agriculture) funded project with the stated goal of reducing colony losses. The program is a collaboration of research institutions, Universities and beekeepers in the US.  It is now time for your active participation!  BIP and the nation’s beekeepers, cooperatively more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2013/announcements/news/winter-loss-and-management-survey-2013/

Mar 05

Beekeepers feel stung by insecticide manufacturer sponsoring OSU seminar

A company that makes an insecticide that many beekeepers say threatens their livelihood is co-sponsoring an Ohio State University seminar on protecting native bees. Bayer Cropscience is giving Ohio State $5,000 to help defray costs for the March 14-15 OSU Extension Service seminar in Wooster on bumblebees and carpenter bees, and the environmental hazards they more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2013/announcements/news/beekeepers-feel-stung-by-insecticide-manufacturer/

Mar 02

Introductory Beekeeping Training Program – Now on DVD

This popular introduction to beekeeping video series is now available for purchase for viewing off-line or where internet is not available, or as a gift.   This 2 DVD set is comprised of 34 detailed training videos that address practical aspects of elementary beekeeping.  The video clips are short, 3-9 minutes in length, but provide concise more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2013/announcements/news/introductory-beekeeping-training-program-now-on-dvd/

Oct 23

Ohio Beekeeping – 2nd Quarter Newsletter 2014

Summer Conference Bee Plates OSBA at the Ohio State Fair Plants for Pollinators, and more!  

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2012/announcements/news/ohio-beekeeping-new-2nd-quarter-newsletter-2/

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