News & Updates

New Honey Bee Health Funding

Wellington County Winter Wraps


Bee Biosecurity Workshop - ONLINE

Hosted by OSCIA, beekeepers are invited to attend this free Bee Biosecurity Workshop to learn more about on-farm biosecurity best man

100 years of Beekeeping in Chatsworth

The Summer Meeting to Celebrate 100 years of Beekeeping in Chatsworth, with Chatsworth Honey has been rescheduled to September 16th,

Beekeepers can apply now for AgriRecovery

The federal and provincial governments have announced funding for Ontario commercial beekeepers.

2022-23 Winterloss Survey Report

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

Governments Helping Beekeepers Strengthen Their Businesses

The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $10 million through the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help the grape

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

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.