The Honey Bee Health Coalition has just released a revised version of Tools for Varroa Management Guide. The guide is free and invaluable, so take a look!
Homegrown in the Park & ACB Field Day
On Saturday, May 21, the Alamance County chapter of the North Carolina Farm Bureau held “Homegrown in the Park” at Hawfields Community Park in Mebane. The festival hadn’t been held since 2019 due to COVID-19, and we were happy to see its return and participate. Club members staffed a display table, which included an observation hive, and answered questions from …
Sustainable Beekeeping webinar series
In case you missed it, the Ulster Beekeepers Association’s 2022 Winter Webinar series on Sustainable Beekeeping is now online.
Arbor Day & Honey Bees
The town of Elon’s Arbor Day Celebration was held this past Saturday, March 19th, with more than fifteen organizations participating, including Alamance County Beekeepers. Club President Ira Poston, Jeff Telander, and Jay Rimmer had the opportunity to talk honey bees with the many interested community members. The exhibit materials—bee suit, demonstration deep, an observation hive (with some of Ira’s bees), …
Bumble Bee Short Course
They’re not Honey Bees , but Bumble Bees are pretty interesting too. The Ohio State University is offering a free series of six webinars on Bumble Bees. Learn more.
Honey Sales Program
The ACB honey sales program, a partnership with Carolina Sundries, is an opportunity for members to have a public space to sell their honey. Lean more!
ACB on Amazon Smile
Did you know you can shop Amazon AND support the ACB at the same time? Simply sign-in to Amazon using their Amazon Smile portal and choose Alamance Count Beekeepers as your charity. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the cost of eligible items to the club. Now you have an excuse to buy all of those Honey Bee books and whatnot you’ve …
2023 Beekeeping Course
We would like to announce that starting on January 24, 2023, the Alamance County Beekeepers will begin the 32nd consecutive year of offering a Beginning Beekeeping Course. The objective of the course is to create an interest in beekeeping and provide information needed for a person to become a keeper of honey bees, a beekeeper. No prior experience is required …
NC Apiary Inspector Lewis Cauble has recently posted the “results of my varroa monitoring efforts in my own bees and the interesting things I saw in my monitoring” during 2021. It’s a quick watch that’s worth your time.
ACB on Facebook
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