News & Updates

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

A note from Gard Otis re: Winter Losses

Gard W.

Grand Opening of the Apitherapy Wellness Center

Census of Agriculture

Have you checked out the reports from the latest Census of Agriculture for Canada?
Beekeeping is identified as "other anima

Winterloss Survey Results

Every year we like to see how well the bees did over the winter.

Bee Biosecurity Workshop - ONLINE

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

OBA Spring Speakers Series

Due to the ongoing COVID status, the OBA spring meeting will be a short, 2 week series of talks, conducted online.
The firs