University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Southeast Kentucky Beekeepers

Beekepers Tour Bee Yard


The Southeast Kentucky Beekeepers meet at the Laurel County Cooperative Extension Service on the 3rd Thursday of each month from March through October. Meetings begin with a potluck dinner at 6 PM, so please bring a covered dish to share.    Whether you're an experienced beekeeper or just starting out, everyone is welcome!


2014 Schedule



Upcoming Meetings:

The next meeting of the Southeast Kentucky Beekeepers Association will be on Thursday, August 21st at 6 pm at the Laurel County Extension Office. Linda Vanasse will be teaching how to make bee candles, lip balm & lotion from capping. The meeting will begin with a potluck dinner, so please bring a covered dish to share.


The Kentucky State Apiarist has more information about current beekeeping issues in Kentucky on their Web page at

New to beekeeping?  Check out this great resource from the Cooperative Extension Service:  Beginning Beekeeping for Kentuckians

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