Hive Registration - We All Benefit


Hi Fellow Beekeepers,


Please take a moment to register your hives this spring and help us all enjoy a safe beekeeping season. Our State Entomologist, Victoria Lynn Smith, put together this helpful Youtube video to assist you in the process. The initial registration requires a few steps to complete but yearly renewals are a breeze after that.


Bee colony registration is required by law, and for good reason. Our State Inspector Mark Creighton cannot help you defend against a disease outbreak if he doesn't know you are a beekeeper, and his only resource is registrations.


CBA maintains a link on our site with written instructions on how to register, but we encourage a review of the video before you start. The state is more than willing to assist with registration should you have difficulty and there is always the option to submit a paper registration. Victoria provided all the contact information you will need on the video.


Bill Hesbach

CBA President