2013 NCSBA Summer Meeting

July 11-13, 2013
NCSBA Summer Meeting

Hosted by
Moore County Beekeepers
at
Sandhills Community College
Pinehurst/Southern Pines, NC 28374

Meeting Agenda
Thursday, July 11, 2013

  • 10:00 am – Registration
  • 12:45 pm – Call to Order & Welcome: Danny Jaynes, NCSBA President; Invocation (Moore County Beekeepers); Welcome: Moore County Beekpeepers, Pinehurst College Representative; Announcements
  • 1:00-1:55 pm – Presentation: Dr. David Tarpy (NCSU) – North Carolina Update
  • 2:00-2:55 pm – Keynote Speaker: Dr. Larry Connor – Varroa Control
  • 3:00-3:20 pm – Break / Visit Vendor Booths
  • 3:20-3:30 pm – Door prizes
  • 3:30-4:15 pm – Presentation:  Dan Conlon (Warm Colors Apiary) – Seasonal Apiary Management
  • 4:30-5:15 pm – Presentation:  Ross Conrad (Dancing Gardens Apiary) – CCD & Organic Solutions
  • 5:30 pm – NCSBA Executive Committee Meeting

Friday, July 12, 2013

  • 8:30 am – Registration
  • 8:45 am – Call to Order & Welcome: Julian Wooten (NCSBA 1st VP); Welcome: Moore County Beekpeepers; Announcements and Door prizes
  • 9:00-10:00 am – Presentation: Don Hopkins (NC Inspector) – Update on bee losses and ApiVar
  • 10:00-11:00 am – Presentation:  Dr. Larry Connor – Resource Management
  • 11:00-12:50 pm – Lunch Break and Visit with Vendors
  • 1:00-1:45 pm – Workshops Session 1
  • 2:00-2:45 pm – Workshops Session 2
  • 3:00-3:45 pm – Workshops Session 3
  • 4:00-4:45 pm – Workshops Session 4
  • 6:00-9:00 pm – NCSBA Summer Banquet (see map for directions)

Saturday, July 13, 2013

  • 8:30 am – Registration
  • 8:45 am – Welcome: Ed Hunt, NCSBA 2nd VP
  • 9:00-9:45 am – Speaker: Ross Conrad – Working with Swarms
  • 10:00-10:45 am – NCSBA Business Meeting
  • 10:45-11:00 am – Break
  • 11:00-11:45 am – Presentation: Dr. Larry Connor, Young Bees
  • 11:45-1:00 pm – Lunch Break and Visit with Vendors
  • 1:00 pm – Welcome: Julian Wooten, NCSBA 1st VP
  • 1:10 pm – Presentation: Dr. John Ambrose, Sourwood Honey Update
  • 2:00 pm – Ask the Speakers: Dr. Tarpy, Mr. Hopkins, Dr. Ambrose, Dr. Connor, Mr. Conrad, Mr. Conlon
  • 3:00 pm    - Door Prizes; Closing Remarks: Danny Jaynes (NCSBA President)

Workshops Include:

  • Developing beekeeping ordinance
  • Hygenic testing for honey bees
  • Making a bee vacuum
  • Cooking with Honey (Part 1 & 2)
  • Insect and Diseases
  • Queen/drone production
  • Certified Naturally Grown
  • Working with swarms
  • Lab ID of Nosema
  • Honey Board & Certification
  • Diseases & Insects
  • Getting Back to Basic Beekeeping
  • AMS & Website Training

Download Full Workshops Sessions Schedule

Special Events:

  • Cooking with Honey Contest
  • Banquet on Friday Night
  • Honey Contest
  • Door Prizes Each Day
  • Vendor Displays and Equipment Sales
  • Silent Auction – Please bring donations of beekeeping items, tools, or other useful things. Procees go to the Apiculture Science Fund at NCSU Entomology/Beekeeping Department.
  • Honey Exchange – Trade your Honey for someone else’s Pride & Joy.
  • Bring one, two or three 1-pound containers of your honey (labeled according to the membership-approved honey standard) and present them at the Honey Exchange table near the Registration Desk. You can bring extracted, comb or creamed honey, so long as it’s in a 1-pound jar and you are willing to trade it for someone else’s pride and joy.
  • Upon drop off, you will be given one ticket for each jar presented. The Honey Exchange jars will be on display all day Friday, July 12th.
  • At the morning break, on Saturday, bring your tickets to the Honey Exchange Table and redeem them for a different jar of honey (1 jar per ticket – first come, first served.

Travel & Tourism:
Local Weather during meeting

  • Average High Temperature for July: 89°F
  • Average Low Temperature for July: 68°F
  • Average Rainfall in July: 5.03″