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Beekeeping Classes

Many local beekeeping associations will offer a beekeeping class or “short course”. Here are some of the upcoming opportunities. Overton County Beekeepers Beginning Beekeeping …

TBA Hive Grant Committee

At our fall board meeting a committee was appointed to assess the TBA Hive Grant and decide what changes, if any, should …

Find Your Local Bee Association

The Tennessee Beekeepers Association encourages all beekeepers to take part in the activities of a local beekeeping organization. Click on the club …

Pollinator Stewardship Council

The TBA supports the work of the Pollinator Stewardship Council. The mission of the PSC is to defend managed and native pollinators vital to …

The State of Tennessee Pollinators

Howard Kerr made a presentation on Wednesday, February 13, to Tennessee legislators in the House Agriculture Committee. Tennessee local beekeeping associations may …

TBA Benefits for Local Associations

As of January 15, 2020, the Tennessee Beekeepers Association had 44 affiliated associations with 1,760 members. It only takes six local members …

Need help with a swarm?

Swarming is how  honey bees reproduce at the colony level.  The queen will leave the hive along with up to half of …

Want to Become a Beekeeper?

Interested in becoming a beekeeper? Beekeeping can be enjoyed by almost anyone in Tennessee, whether you live on a farm or have …