OSBA Mission Statement
THE OHIO STATE BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION SERVES BEEKEEPERS IN OHIO AND IS ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER ORGANIZATIONS WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN BEEKEEPING.
- Provide our membership with current beekeeping information and represent them when beekeeping issues arise in Columbus and at the Department of Agriculture.
- Provide our membership with a quarterly newsletter.
- Provide our members with OSBA discounts to major beekeeping magazines.
- Provide a yearly Fall educational meeting.
- Support other beekeeping organizations in the state of Ohio by providing speakers, and publishing information about their activities in our newsletter.
- Support the 4-H project in Ohio. Any 4-H member working on a beekeeping project can get on our mailing list for our newsletter. Some OSBA members also serve as mentors to these young people.
- Support our Ohio State University bee programs — research and extension.