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The Florida State Beekeepers Association is dedicated to keeping Florida apiculture strong and healthy in the new millennium. The Association is the major voice for the state's beekeeping industry

Our Mission:

  • To provide resources for the improvement of Beekeeping using proven techniques and procedures in the management of Honeybees and to share this knowledge with everyone interested in the Art of Beekeeping.The development and promotion of practical beekeeping methods in the state of Florida.
  • To act in the interest of the beekeepers of Florida in protecting and carrying on statewide beekeeping affairs.
  • To act as a medium for and to aid in cooperative and mutual beekeeping methods.
  • To act as the representative of the Florida beekeepers in State and National beekeeping affairs.

About Florida State Beekeepers Association

The Florida State Beekeepers Association was organized in 1920 when beekeepers from around the state met in Gainesville, Fl.  Since then it has grown in membershipand today supports over 40 local beekeeping associations throughout the state.  The FSBA as evolved into a major voice representing beekeepers and thebeekeeping industry in Florida.  From large commercial beekeeping operations, to sideline beekeepers to beekeeping hobbyists; you will find Florida State Beekeepers across the state involved in honey production, crop pollination, honey bee production, research, and beekeeping education.

  The Florida State Beekeepers Association is a 501(c)(3) organization that promotes beekeeping, education, and honey bee health. Membership is open to all.  We partner with national beekeeping organizations and our local associations to promote honey bee health, sound management practices and reasonable regulation of the apiary industry.

We encourage beekeepers and non beekeepers who are concerned about the plight of the honey bee to join us in our effort to promote the honey bee and preserve the unique beekeeper way of life.


Thank you for your interest. For questions or comments, please use the information listed here. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

(904) 515 3722