Howdy, from south central Ky
Welcome to the group. I am also in Kentucky just on the other end. There are some beekeeping schools avail in Kentucky. I usually go to several.
Here is a list of 2010 beekeeping schools in Kentucky. Michael Bush is going to speak at one of them.
January 23 .......... Eastern Kentucky Beekeeping School, Hazard
February 6 .......... Allen County Beekeeping School, Scottsville
February 20 ........ Southeast Beekeeping School, Whitley City
February 27 ........ Northeast Kentucky Beekeeping School, Morehead (NEW SCHOOL)
March 6 .............. Audubon Beekeeping School, Henderson
March 13 ............ Bluegrass Beekeeping School, Frankfort
Bluegrass Beekeeping School out-of-state speakers announced:
The Bluegrass Beekeeping School will be held on March 13, 2010, at Kentucky State University. Dr. Tom Webster, Apiculture Extension Specialist, will coordinate and help teach the beginning beekeeping sessions. Dr. David Tarpy, entomology professor from North Carolina State University, will be the plenary speaker and will teach some of the breakout sessions. Nebraska beekeeper Michael Bush, who is a frequent speaker at beekeepers meetings around the country, will be another guest speaker. Watch the Kentucky State Apiarist’s Web page for more information about the Bluegrass Beekeeping School and other schools.