News & Updates

Notice of OBA Annual General Meeting 2019

Advanced IPM Workshop - Prior to AGM

An Advanced IPM Workshop is being held the day before the AGM in Burlington.

Last Call: OBA is Seeking Feedback from Ontario Beekeepers on 30m Setback Requirement in the Bees Act

It's Time to Count Your Mites!

Minister Announces 2019 Excellence in Agriculture Award Program, New YOUTH Category Added


Dear Agri-food Leader:

I am pleased to announce the launch of the 2019 Excellence in Agriculture award program!

OBA Issues Update: The Unexpected Consequences of Ontario's Class 12 Legislation

Ontario’s Class 12 legislation was designed to reduce the risk to insect pollinators from the overuse of neonicotinoid treatments on corn and soy

Supporting Honey Bee Health - Canadian and Ontario Governments Announce Funding for Beekeepers

Hot Off the Press: Essential Practices for Beekeepers in Ontario

A comprehensive resource for beekeepers

CAPA Releases its Annual Colony Loss Report This Week for 2018-2019

The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists conducts an annual survey of Canadian beekeepers' ove

Despite Overwinter Losses Still Too High, Ontario Beekeepers Doing Better This Year

The OBA today released the results of its most recent Overwinter Loss Survey of Ontario beekeepers. 

CFIA Reports This Week that Canadian Honey Passes the Test

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) released its honey authenticit

Environmental groups, beekeepers give Canada’s pesticide regulator a failing grade on neonics

Yesterday, environmental g

New Antimicrobial Resources for AFB Management Now Available as 2019 Season Kicks Off

Small Hive Beetle Quarantine in Essex and Chatham-Kent Revoked Yesterday


OBA Calls for Nominations for Youth Representative.

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