Across Kentucky – February 19, 2016

Winter time is one of the best seasons of the year for anyone interested in looking into bee and honey production. Ky Ag Department, State Apiarist, Tammy Horn recommends a full year of exploration before spending a nickel on beekeeping equipment. She also discusses a pollinator protection plan forum...

Across Kentucky – November 18, 2015

The honey production season is well over but the fall and winter provide plenty of educational opportunities for current and potential beekeepers. Ky Ag Dept, State Apiarist, Tammy Horn talks about the season and chores for beekeepers to keep their hives in good shape to make it through the...

Across Kentucky – April 10, 2015

A follow-up report on the appearance of the new state apiarist, Tammy Horn, doing a presentation at the recent Ky IPM annual training school in Princeton. Horn talks about how beekeepers use IPM (integrated pest management) techniques in their work and about how beekeepers and row crop farmers have a lot...

Across Kentucky – August 8, 2014

The American Honey Princess, Elena Hoffman, will be spending several days in Kentucky during the state fair. State Apiarist, Tammy Horn, talks about that opportunity for fair go’ers, who can learn about the different styles and tastes of honey from various regions of the state and learn about honey’s...