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2021 ABF Conference & Tradeshow Postponed

Watch for New Online Education and Networking Opportunities Starting this Fall Always working in the best interests of our members, the American Beekeeping Federation (ABF) is postponing its 2021 ABF Conference & Tradeshow out of a preponderance of caution and commitment to protecting the health and safety of the beekeepers we hold so dear. “This more »

“New” Calendar of Events

OSBA calendar of events (OSBA Calendar) is posted under events in the bar options. We will be sharing: dates of board meetings, committee meetings, live webinar training events, educational opportunities, webinars, deadlines, and local club/association schedules. You’re welcome to submit the event HERE.  

OSBA Zoom Round Table Discussion

  Zoom Round Table Discussion will be hosted for club/association President and Board Members. You’re welcome to register at Saturday, August 15 from 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm. We would like to discuss local topics, conference calls, Zoom presentations, technical training, and other things to help your organization. The tentative agenda will be finalized more »

2021 Ohio Partnership Program – Applications

2021 Ohio Partnership Program (4-H/FFA) are now available at  Please share this with other club members/associations for outreach to their community students.

OSBA YouTube Channel

 Did you miss a live webinar training event and would like to view it at your convenience? We have you covered…  Be sure to visit the OSBA YouTube Channel  to view all of the previously recorded sessions. Please click SUBSCRIBE and hit the bell to be alerted when we upload a new recorded session.  more »

10 Partnership Scholarships for 2021

Ohio State Beekeepers Association supports new young beekeepers through our Ohio Partnership Program. We realize that the success of a new beekeeper is not reliant on the work of the student and money alone, but by the effort of the partnership. Thus, the Ohio Partnership Program encourages participation of the guardian, 4-H / FFA Ohio more »

New Live Webinar Training Web Page

The new web page for the Live Webinar Training series is now posted with directions, future speakers, and pre-recorded speakers/presentation links for YouTube. Click this link OSBA LIVE WEBINAR TRAINING 

COVID19 – Beekeeping Events and Meetings Cancelled

This week the Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that Ohio Department of Health Director, Amy Acton, M.D., MPH has signed an order to prohibit mass gatherings in the state of Ohio. Mass gatherings are defined as any event or convening that brings together 100 or more persons in a single room or single space at more »

OSBA welcomes Newsletter Editor Jamie Walters

OSBA has announced that the OSBA Maumee Valley Director Jamie Walters is the Newsletter Editor for 2020.  Jamie brings an amazing amount of skill and insight to this position and you may have already noticed a new look for the newsletter in 2020.  If you have any news, events or photos you wish to submit more »

Gro More Grassroots Grants:

This grant application is now closed. Winners will be notified via email by March 20, 2020. The 2020 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant presented by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening is designed to bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens to communities across the United States.  Awards provide funding for the development of new and more »

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