Category Archive: Announcements

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 30

‘Save the Honey Bee’ License plate needs your support!

 For over the past year, the Ohio State Beekeepers Association has been working to DEVELOP a ‘Save the Honey’ license plate FOR CONSIDERATION BY THE OHIO STATE BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES.   This license plate will bring more public awareness about the plight of the honey bee and raise additional funds that OSBA can use to more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/save-the-honey-bee-license-plate-needs-your-support/

Mar 19

Dovilla and Pelanda Announce Legislation Supporting Ohio’s Beekeepers

  Michael D. Dovilla 7th District ______   Policy and Legislative Oversight, Chairman   Finance & Appropriations   Higher Education Subcommittee   Military & Veterans Affairs     Ohio General Assembly House of Representatives Columbus   Vern Riffe Center 77 South High Street, 13th Floor Columbus, OH 43215-6111 _____   T: (614) 466-4895 _____   more »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ohiostatebeekeepers.org/2014/announcements/dovilla-and-pelanda-announce-legislation-supporting-ohios-beekeepers/

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

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

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…

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.

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

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/

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