2012 NCSBA Spring Meeting

March 9-10, 2012
NCSBA Spring Meeting

Hosted by
Burke County Beekeepers and Caldwell County Beekeepers
Collett Street Recreation Center
300 Collett St., Morganton, NC 28655

Attendance: 428

Speakers include:

Dr. Jeff Pettis, USDA Beltsville MD
Roger Simonds, USDA Gastonia NC
Dr. John Ambrose, NC State University
Dr. David Tarpy, NC State University

Topics include:

Swarm Control
Sourwood Honey Update
North Carolina Update

Workshops include:

  • Detection of Diseases and Mites
  • Creamed Honey Making
  • Bear Fencing (mountain and coastal)
  • Diseases of the Hive
  • Honey as a Wound Dressing
  • Nuc Production
  • Preparing for the Spring Honey Flow
  • Queen rearing
  • Lab ID of Nosema
  • Natural vs. Chemical Beekeeping
  • General Beekeeping
  • Commercial Beekeeping
  • MBP Written Examination

Special Events:

  • Ask the Experts
  • Vendor Displays and Sales
  • Door Prizes
  • NCSBA Business Meeting
  • Executive Committee Meeting

Registration Fees                 Individual              Family
Advance Registration:                 $20                       $25
At-the-door:                                 $30                       $35
Non-members additional *         $15*                      $15*

* pays 2012 NCSBA membership for one person. SCBA and VSBA members qualify for “member” rates at this meeting with current membership ID card.