The NCSBA spring meeting will be held March 1 and 2 (Friday and Saturday) at the Union County Cooperative Extension Center located near Monroe, NC. The meeting will feature main stage presentations from Dr. Katie Lee from the University of Minnesota, Dr. David Tarpy from North Carolina State University and honey bee hygiene specialist Dr. Alison MacAfee from Canada. The meeting will feature presentations from the NCDA&CS inspectors, Klaus Beckman of Intertek, Germany, and special guest Phil Craft; additional stage topics will be included. A bee bowl championship will be held between the NC and SC beekeepers. There will be a full line up of vendors so plan to stock up on beekeeping supplies for the upcoming season. More information about speakers and programs will sent by email and posted on ncbeekeepers.org and social media sites.