September - National Honey Month
Gov. Bert Combs (right) shows his beehive to Raymond Layne, Valley Station, president of the Kentucky Beekeepers’ Association; and State Agriculture Commissioner Emerson ‘Doc’ Beauchamp. The state publication in the photo, Honey Production in Kentucky contains recommended management practices for beekeeping and marketing tips for selling honey.
Source: Public Information Photo Collection, Public Records Division – Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Date: ca. 1963.