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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 …

2019 TBA Conference

Tentative schedule online! Get ready for the 2019 TBA Conference, coming October 11-12 at the Hyder-Burks Agricultural Pavilion at Cookeville, TN. Download …

Beekeeping Classes

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

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 …

TBA Benefits for Local Associations

As of February 16, 2019, the Tennessee Beekeepers Association had 44 affiliated associations with 1,661 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 …