News & Updates

2023-2028 OBA Strategic Plan

In 2013, the OBA released a five-year Summary of Strategic Directions, carving a path forward to support Ontario’s beekeeping industry as well as

Upcoming Workshops

Introductory Hands-on Workshops
Interested in learning about bees but not becoming a beekeeper?

OBA 2023 Spring Meeting

2023 OBA Spring Meeting - Expand, Rebuild, Succeed

Friday, March 31, 2023 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 1, 202

Honey Bee Pathogen Study

A research group at Université de Moncton is conducting a study this winter as part of ongoing research on honey bee pathogen detection.

2023 Agri-Food Ski Day

Mark your calendars for Thursday, February 16, 2023 it is the 22nd annual Agri-Food Ski Day at Collingwood’s Osler Bluffs, a private ski club.

2022 Annual Apiculture Winterloss Report - OMAFRA

A reveiw of the winterloss data collected by OMAFRA regarding the overwinter loss of bees in Ontario from the 2021-2022 winter season (last year).

Call for Youth Representative for the OBA

The Ontario Beekeepers’ Association is seeking nominations for our Youth Representative volunteer position.

Cultivating Best Human Resource Practices on Small and Mid-scale Farms

Are you thinking about hiring staff for your farm for the very first time?
Are you looking for advice and support on how to

2022 Farmland Value and Rental Value Survey

The University of Guelph is conducting a survey to gather information on rental rates and farmland values in Ontario.

Ontario Beekeepers Association AGM & Conference

We're back! It's been a few years but it's time to see each other face to face, live and in-person again. We can't wait.

Creating a Buzz about Bees in Ontario

Selling Food to Ontario Online Workshop Series
Organized in collaboration with community organ

OBA Strategic Plan

Strategic Planning

     In 2013, the OBA released a five-year Summary of Strategic Directions, carving a path forward to

Job Opportunity

Ontario Beekeepers’ Association Technology Transfer Program (TTP) is seeking to hire a technician for a 6-12 month contract.

Varroa Treatment Options

"Now or Never": Late Season Colony Managementfor Survival, Varroa Treatment Options and the Importance of Timing.

Final CAPA Statement on Losses for 2021-2022 Winter

The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists (CAPA) and Provincial Apiarists coordinated the annual