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NCSBA Summer Meeting
July 8-10, 2010
China Grove, NC

Hosted by
Cabarrus, Rowan, and Stanly County Beekeepers

Jesse Carson High School



Jesse C. Carson High School
China Grove, NC

Waller Auditorium

Registered Attendance: 352


Executive Committee meeting Thursday 9:30 AM.
Registration 10:00 AM Thursday, Waller Building.
General Meeting 1:00 PM Thursday through12:00 Noon Saturday


  • Bees and Mankind
  • Organic Varroa Control
  • Bee Breeding in Europe
  • Born & Bred in NC
  • Honey Standard
  • Varroa Resistance Traits


  • Dr. Marion Ellis
  • Michael Traynor
  • Dr. Jeffrey Harris
  • Kirsten Traynor
  • Debbie Roos
  • Dr. John Ambrose
  • Janet Peterson
  • Ed Hunt
  • Dr. Luliana Rangel
  • Elaine Styers
  • Nora Fain
  • Dr. David Tarpy
  • Johnny McCracken
  • Don Moore
  • Dr. Buddy Marterre
  • Don Hopkins


  • Identifying Nosema
  • German Hive Rotation
  • Planning a NCSBA Meeting
  • Wood Working
  • Making Creamed Honey
  • Cost Share Programs
  • How to Photograph Bees
  • Bees & Beekeeping at the NE State Fair
  • Small Hive Beetle
  • Teaching Children about Bees
  • Planting a Bee Garden
  • Making Splits & Easy Queen Rearing
  • Cooking with Honey
  • The Beekeeper as a Good Neighbor
  • Master Beekeeper Exams

Special Events:

  • Banquet Friday night--limit 300 (at Cornerstone Church, 315 Webb Road, Salisbury, NC between Salisbury and China Grove)
  • Plenary Address – Professor Marion Ellis
  • Annual awards presentations
  • Honey Products contest
  • Cooking with Honey contest
  • “Ask the experts” panel discussion and Q&A
  • Vendor Displays and Sales
  • Door Prizes
  • Silent Auction--raised $1369 for the Apiculture Science Fund. Thanks to all who donated, bidded, and purchased!


Registration Fees Individual Family registration desk
At-the-door $30 $35
Non-members additional: $15* $15*
Banquet (limit 300): $13

* pays 2010 membership for one person

Climate for July 8, 9, 10 at China Grove

Actual HIGH temperature: 97°F (Average HIGH is 90°F)
Actual LOW temperature: 69°F (Average LOW is 70°F


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