Arkansas Beekeepers Association

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SAVE THE DATE FOR THE 2021 FALL ABA CONFERENCE

We are all hoping for the best for 2021!  And to give you something to look forward to, the ABA will be returning to scenic Mountain View, Arkansas for this year's Fall Conference on September 24-25.

This year will be hear from Jeff Harris and Audrey Sheridan. You can meet our new apiary inspector, and get updates of the state of beekeeping aroudn the state.

We will once again gather at the Ozark Folk Center State Park for a weekend of honey bees, good food and friends, and a little bit of mountain music. The Folk center has reserved all of their cabins for us, so if you try to book online, they will be blocked out. You'll need to call them at 870-269-3851 and let them know you are with the beekeepers to make a reservation. Many other options for lodging are also available.

Your Executive Board is already working on plans and inviting speakers to inform and entertain you. If you have ideas for presenters or topics you would like to see and hear, don't hesitate to make your voice heard and contact your board representatives! We look forward to seeing you all again!

We will share registration details and the program schedule as it comes together.

Check back here again for more details as the date gets closer!


The ABA appreciates the vendors who take the time to set up shop at
our meetings. Please support your local beekeeping companies!

If you would like a vendor space at our next meeting, contact the ABA President.


The ABA strives to invite interesting and popular guest speakers from around the country to share their ideas and experiences on honey bees and beekeeping with you.

Our past conferences have hosted many great presenter from around the state and across the country. Our past speakers include David Burns, Dewey Caron, Janet Carson, Kasey Cole, Larry Connor, Phil Craft, Keith Delaplane, Marion Ellis, Jamie Ellis, Leslie Fowler, Greg Hannaford, Ann Harmon, Jeff Harris, Allen Hays, Samantha Hewett, Billy Hummer, Jerry Hayes, Tammy Horn, Charlotte Hubbard, Paul Jackson, Hilary Kearney, Ed Levi, Ralph May, Yong Park, Freddy Proni, Stephen Repasky, Gary Reuter, Diana Sammataro, Leo Sharaskin, Audrey Sheridan, Tom Seeley, Landi Simone, Donald Steinkraus, Alan Szalanski, Jim Tew, Tim Tucker, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Amy Weeks, Dave Westervelt, Jon Zawislak, Yu Cheng Zhu, and others.

Don't miss another great chance to hear the latest news, updated methods, and cutting-edge research in beekeeping. And of course, meet and visit with beekeepers from all around our state and beyond! Mark your calendars for the next ABA conference!

Do you have suggestions for guest speakers you would like to hear? Your ABA officers would love to hear your ideas!


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