News & Updates

2021 Spring Meeting

Only a few days left until Day 1 of the Spring Meeting.
The Spring 2021 Conference will take place 

Job Opportunity - Technology-Transfer Program Lead

We are seeking a new Lead Specialist for OBA's world-class Technology-Transfer Program.

Bee Biosecurity Workshop - ONLINE

Hosted by OSCIA through CAP (Canadian Agricultural Partnership) funding, beekeepers are invited to attend this free Bee Biosecurity Workshop to lea

OBA Online Silent Auction

Every year at the Annual General Meeting, a silent auction is held to raise money for the OBA Tech-Transfer Program.

OBA Annual General Meeting 2020

The OBA Annual General Meeting will take place on Friday, November 20th and Saturday, November 21st.

Congratulations to all Royal Fair Winners!

Check out the winners at the 2020 Virtual Royal Winter Fair.

CAPA Winterloss Report for 2019/2020

The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists conducts an annual survey of Canadian be

Small Hive Beetle Confirmed in Ottawa Region

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs recently confirmed a new Small Hive Beetle positive yard in the City of Ottawa area fro

How to identify and report suspected pesticide poisoning incidents.

It is important for beekeepers in Ontario to understand the signs of poisoning and the process for reporting in the event of a possible exposure

Mass Bee Kill

On June 5th, 2020 two Quebec beekeepers experienced a mass killing of their bees associated with the application of herbicides.

Giant Asian Hornets

OBA Winterloss Survey

Every year we like to see how well the bees did over the winter. Please take part in our basic winterloss survey.

Funding for E-Business Creation

Move your business online!

Governments Invest $2.5 Million to Grow Agri-food e-Business During

Updates from the OBA during COVID-19

Stay up to date with the OBA during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Check back for new information and current issues facing our beekeeping industry.

HopGuard II now registered for use in Ontario

As of April 16th, 2020, the Ontario Pesticide Advisory Committee approved the use of HopGuard II for Ontario.