Upcoming Events


Fellow beekeepers, please keep the following dates in mind.  A lot of good conferences and meetings are coming up in the next couple of months.

June 13, 2019 Los Jacubes Mexican Restaurant  Oakboro, NC  28129  Dinner at 6 PM with meeting starting at 7 PM.  Guess speaker will be Nancy Ruppert, NCSBA Bee inspector, topic PESTS and DISEASE MANAGEMENT

July 15-19, 2019 EAS (EASTERN APICULTURAL SOCIETY)  Greenville, SC  Similar to out NCSAB but on a larger scale!  Google EAS , If you have never been, it is a fabulous meeting!

Mark Smith, Program Chairman with Cabarrus County Beekeepers has set up a meeting on July 23,2019 6-9 PM at Cabarrus Cooperative Extension  Stuart Anderson, inventor of the Flow Hive will be doing a presentation on the Flow Hive.

Stanly County, Union County, Rowan County and Cabarrus County beekeepers and any other interested people are invited to come and learn about this unique system of robbing your bees.

All bee clubs that have a club apiary can request a registration form to receive an educational flow hive.  The Association MUST have an active apiary that is accessible to new and existing members.

NCSBA State Bee Conference is on August 8-10,2019 in Hickory, NC.  Registration is open on the WEB.  Bee Buzz should be going out June 1 and there will be more information in it.  I have been assured that there will be no sandwiches or BBQ at the Friday night banquet.

Ellen McCarter

President Stanly County Beekeepers Association

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About Carolyn Patricia Allen

I used to breed purebred Nubian dairy goats so I could make goat milk bath and beauty products with their milk. All of our products are made with 100 percent fresh goat milk. When I 'm not making soaps I write about life on the farmstead and care for our other critters. Most of them produce marketable products: chickens, goats, and horses give us fertilizer for our organic garden, chickens give us eggs, but the bees produce the most goods. I bottle their honey, make candles, lip balm, skin creams and lotions with their beeswax. My husband and I recently took a One Stroke painting class with Vicki Galloway so now we can paint the hives and make a few signs for the ranch.

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