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SCBA Christmas Party
Thursday, 12/9/21 @ 7pm. Location: Ag Center
Practical Beekeeping for New and Current Beekeepers
January 24th 2022 through March 7th 2022 (every Monday for 7 weeks)
6:30pm – 9pm
Cost: $30.00 plus book fee
Class is open to all – male and female, young and old. Honeybees are becoming more and more valuable to us each year as we reduce their habitat and introduce new pests to prey on them, and as our understanding of the health and wellness advantages of consuming local honey increases. Beekeeping is one of the most rewarding and useful occupations / hobbies anyone can enjoy. For more information, call the contact number.
Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, 26032 Newt Rd., Albemarle, NC
Sponsored and taught by the Stanly County Beekeeper’s Association
This seven-week class will include basic and advanced training in how to prepare for, acquire, and manage honeybee colonies. A field day will be held after the final day of class.
To register or for more information Call: 980-322-3700
Bill Smith Beekeeping Scholarship
This scholarship is a way to honor Bill Smith, Master Beekeeper in Stanly County, who has helped and mentored literally hundreds of beekeepers all over North Carolina. Our primary goal is to improve honeybee survival through mentoring.
Spring Field Day 2021 ~ Congratulations Anne Houck, Stanly County Beekeeper of the Year!!!
Thank you Joe Smith, Mark Smith, Anne Houck and Clint Brooks for a great day of beekeeping education.
And thank you Kacey Brooks of Brooks Mill Farms for the yummy lunch
Fall Field Day 2020 ~ Congratulations to Lauren Graves and Jamie Lowder who successfully completed their certified beekeeper practical test!
Spring Field Day 2020 ~ Congratulations to Karla Aldridge and Jacob Brasseur who successfully completed their certified beekeeper practical test!
Thank you ~ Nancy Ruppert, who provided some timely information about different types of splits. We inspected three hives and were able to demonstrate making a split using a queen cell from one of the hives.
Thanks to all who came out!