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 …

Pick TN Conference, Feb 21-23

For the first time, the Tennessee Beekeepers Association will participate in the Pick TN Conference, Thursday, February 21 through Saturday, February 23. Register …

Find Your Local Bee Club

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

Tennessee Honey Festival

U.S. Pest + Tennessee Honey Festival sponsored TBA’s participation in the 2019 Pick TN Conference. The Tennessee Honey festival returns September 7 …

Beekeeping Classes

Many local beekeeping associations will offer a beekeeping “short course”, introductory class, or other sort of bee school. The TBA encourages all …

TBA Benefits for Local Associations

As of February 24, 2018, the Tennessee Beekeepers Association had 46 affiliated associations with 1,691 members. It only takes six local members …

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 …

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 …