Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Apiary Inspection & Beekeeping

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(801) 538-7184


Here are some resources available to Utah beekeepers, including county inspectors and hobby beekeeping clubs. The Department of Agriculture and Food has also offered free workshops to beekeepers in the past; all registered beekeepers will be informed by mail of any upcoming events. Click here for a summary of our program's efforts last year:  2013 Apiary Program

2013/2014 Overwintering Survey

UDAF has conducted its first survey for overwintering losses of honeybee colonies.  

Here are the results: Overwintering Survey

Foulbrood Awareness

  • What does foulbrood look like?
  • The best way to tell the difference between European foulbrood and American foulbrood is to submit a sample
  • How to treat foulbrood
  • To request a voluntary foulbrood inspection please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Beekeeping Fundamentals

 

Honey Bees and Pesticides

 

Honey Bees and Diseases

 

Fact Sheets

 

County Beekeeping Inspectors

Click here for County Beekeeping Inspectors Contact List. Bee inspectors are available to assist Utah’s beekeepers. Although not all counties employ an inspector, you are welcome to contact them if you have questions or concerns about beekeeping, or contact UDAF Insect Programs (801) 538-7184.

 

Beekeeping supplies and bees in Utah

 

Honey

 

Additional Information on Beekeeping in Utah