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!



Next Meeting:


The Southeast Kentucky Beekeepers will resume their monthly meetings on March 17, 2016. If you would like to be added to our mailing list to receive newletters and notification of upcoming meetings, call the Laurel County Extension Office at  606-864-4167 or send an email to us at DL_CES_LAUREL@EMAIL.UKY.EDU.




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

New to beekeeping?  Check out these great resource from the Univesrity of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service: 


Beginning Beekeeping for Kentuckians


Beekeeping and Honey Production


Basic Beekeeping Equipment


Basic Beekeeping Operations


Beekeeping References


Varroa Mite Infesting Honey Bee Colonies



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