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Membership in the NCSBA

All beekeepers, and persons interested in honey bees and beekeeping, are invited to join the North Carolina State Beekeepers Association.  As a professional beekeeper or a novice, the best way to stay up-to-date on the latest methods and solutions to beekeeping challenges is to join the NCSBA and a local chapter.

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In addition to working together with members of the largest and most active state beekeeping association in the United States, you will also receive the following tangible benefits of membership in the NCSBA.

Benefits of Membership:

  • Four annual newsletters - The North Carolina BEE BUZZ
  • Beekeeping Calendar for next year -- 8 1/2 x11" wall calendar with practical information on beekeeping management.  Mailed only at year's end to active members.
  •  Yellow Book - directory and handbook of the NCSBA with contacts, articles, bee supply dealers, agencies of importance to beekeepers, and much more.  Mailed to active members at publication time only.
  • 25% Subscription Discount to two of the major beekeeping publications: American Bee Journal and Bee Culture.
  • Lowest Registration Fee to the two annual meetings of the NCSBA.
  • Membership in the largest single-state Beekeeping Association in the United States.
  • NCSBA Membership Card.
  • Special Beekeeping publications, such as honey recipes, made available on a periodic basis.
  • Discounts from selected bee supply dealers.
  • Opportunity to participate in special training programs, such as pesticide certification, epinephrine certification, etc.

 Members will receive these three exclusive publications:

North Carolina
Bee Buzz

Yellow Book
(summer)

Cover of NC Bee Buzz

Cover of Yellow Book

The Calendar of Beekeeping
(mailed in December only)

Cover of Calendar

How to Join:

Individual membership in the NCSBA is $15 per year, providing the benefits listed above.

Commercial membership is $30 per year, allowing in addition to the benefits listed above:

  • 25% discount for advertising in the Yellow Book
  • 15% discount for advertising in The North Carolina BEE BUZZ
  • first priority on dealer display space at the annual meetings

Use this printable membership form (PDF) to join the NCSBA by mail. 

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