NCSBA

NCSBA Library is Ready for YOU to Check-out Materials
Updated April 2, 2013 — The new NCSBA Library services are up and running through the Erwin Library at Wayne Community College.

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The information about borrowing materials is located in the audiovisual paragraph at the bottom of page one in the Beekeeping Bibliography. It tells you to use the blue link to email your request directly to the library with your contact information, the bibliography title, and library code (Ex.: SF523.583 2007) of what you want to check out. It is very easy! The audiovisual offerings in the bibliography begin on page ten or higher (it changes with the addition of new materials). Books are also available.

Go to Beekeeping Bibliography

IMPORTANT! If there is a beekeeping DVD that is not listed and you think we should get it, please let Bob Kemper know about it and we will try to add it to the collection.

Certified Honey Producer Labels Program Application
August 8, 2012 — The NCSBA Certified Honey Producer application can be downloaded using the above link. The cost to apply is only $25 and allows beekeepers who adhere to the NC Honey Standard and are approved by the Honey Board the opportunity to purchase “Certified” labels for use on their honey.

Natural Beekeeper Michael Bush coming to Charlotte
George McAllister, Mecklenburg County Beekeepers Association
Charlotte, N.C., August 5, 2012 — The Mecklenburg County Beekeepers Association is hosting natural beekeeper & author Michael Bush on Sunday, August 5. Michael is the author of acclaimed book The Practical Beekeeper: Beekeeping Naturally.
He is one of the leading proponents of treatment-free beekeeping.
Michael will share with us his vast natural beekeeping knowledge from the research and practical experience he has acquired over the years.

He has been keeping bees since the mid-70’s, with two to seven hives until the year 2000. Varroa mites forced more experimentation which required more hives and the number has grown steadily over the years. By 2008 Michael had increased his apiary to about 200 hives.

This special seminar will be held Sunday, August 5 from 2-4 p.m. at
Providence United Methodist Church, 2810 Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC.  General public registration is only $5.00.

Click here to learn more and register.  We look forward seeing you at this exciting event.

State Beekeepers Adopt Honey Standard
By Charles Heatherly, NC State Beekeepers Association
China Grove, July 8, 2010 — North Carolina beekeepers moved a step closer to the adoption of a honey standard that would limit the abuses of honey sold in the state.