Phil Craft, who had been the state apiarist for 12 1/2 years, was let go earlier this month when new Agriculture Commissioner James Comer took office. Here, Craft is smoking bees to calm them.
Phil Craft, who had been the state apiarist for 12 1/2 years, was let go earlier this month when new Agriculture Commissioner James Comer took office. Here, Craft is smoking bees to calm them.
Phil Craft, who had been the state apiarist for 12 1/2 years, was let go earlier this month when new Agriculture Commissioner James Comer took office. Here, Craft is smoking bees to calm them.

Firing of state beekeeper stings Kentucky's apiarists

January 23, 2012 12:00 AM

UPDATED November 10, 2015 05:06 PM

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