Apiary Inspection services are provided by the NC
Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services (NCDA&CS), Plant
Industry Division, Plant Protection Section, Apiary Services.
list of inspectors is provided below for your convenience. Their list of dealers with permit to sell bees in North Carolina is useful for people looking to purchase bees.
Visit the Apiary Services web site for details of the services
provided, regulations, and recommendations about beekeeping.
The strength of the beekeeping industry in North
Carolina is in large part due to the historical close cooperation
between the NCSBA beekeepers and the Apiary Inspectors. We
encourage and expect all beekeepers to continue that cooperation by
following any regulations set forth by the Apiary Services as they
endeavor to identify, contain, and eradicate honey bee pests, mitigate
beekeeping industry problems, and train beekeepers to do so as
Get acquainted with your inspectors. Avail
yourself of their services.
You will be a better beekeeper for it!