Honeybee Inspectors

Below is a list of MABA members that are certified through the state of Tennessee to inspect bees in registered apiaries for the purpose of moving them etc. Note: The certified inspectors below cannot inspect bees for the purpose of selling or transporting bees across state lines.

Bob Whitworth   901.294.3560
Robert Hodum  901.603.6492
David Glover  901.508.0653
Stuart Hooser  901.485.6152

Please contact Tennessee State Apiarist, Mike Studer if you require inspection of bees prior to selling or transporting across states lines. His services also include: selling, trading, importing, colony inspection, entry permits, moving colonies, pollination list, apiary registration, County or Area Beekeeping Associations Apiary Inspection Grants and other regulatory issues.

Tennessee Dept. of Agriculture, Consumer and Industry Services, Ellington Agricultural Center, Box 40627, Melrose Station, 440 Hogan Road, Porter Bldg., Nashville, TN 37204, (615) 837-5342.
E-mail: Mike.Studer@tn.gov. 

Jerry Murphy 870.482.3810