Build a scale to weigh bee hives

Portable Hive Scale
The goal is to build an accurate, electronic bee hive scale for under $50 that allows anyone to weight 4 hives per minute – up to 250 lbs each – without materially disturbing the colony.

This sounds like it would be a good idea. Check it out and let me know what you think.

Blog Updates

Hello Everyone:

Updates have been made on the following pages: :

  • Member Highlights: This month’s Member Highlight is Laura Krug.
  • Spring 2014 Field Day will be held May 17th at 9:00 a.m. at Bill Smith’s place.
  • Minutes: Our February meeting was snowed out hence, no minutes; but, the March and April minutes have been uploaded.
  • NEW ITEM: We now have our own domain name:

If I think of anything else, I’ll send out another announcement. See you at the Field Day.

Pat Allen, Webmaster

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Our December meeting/Christmas party will be held at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center Thursday, December 12th, 2013.

We will have a covered dish supper beginning at 6:30 pm.

Also, we will have our usual gift exchange. If you want to participate In the gift exchange please bring a gift. Limit is about $5.00.
Men: Bring a mans gift; Ladies: Bring a ladies gift.

Hope to see everyone then!

Bill Houck