Author Archives: Inge Kautzmann

NCSBA/SCSBA Spring Meeting, Rock Hill SC

Several of us attended the Spring Meeting this past weekend in Rock Hill, South Carolina. As a joint meeting it was well attended with over 600 people from the Carolinas. The guest speakers came from all over, Jamie Ellis from the University … Continue reading

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2013 Bee School Off to a Great Start

The Person County Beekeepers Association 2013 Bee School has had a great first few weeks, (despite the weather). We have over 30 students who at the end of the class will be ready to begin their first season keeping bees. … Continue reading

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November 2012 Minutes

NEW BUSINESS Previous Meeting Minutes Mary Deitz distributed the minutes for approval. Kim Buchanan motioned to approve as is. Lynn Wilson seconded, none opposed, motion to accept the minutes passed. State Fair Bee Booth Awards Todd Walker brought in a … Continue reading

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October 2012 Minutes

NEW BUSINESS Previous Meeting Minutes 3 sets of meeting minutes approved. for July, August and September. State Fair Bee Booth Awards Inge Kautzmann announced PCBA member awards from the State Fair and showed photos of the booth. Awards are as … Continue reading

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Ag Field Day for Person County 5th Graders

The NC Cooperative Extension and 4-H asked us to attend the annual Ag Field Day. Groups of 5th graders came by the booth to learn about the importance of honeybees to agriculture. Over 400 students were present. Here are some … Continue reading

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State Fair Bee Booth

Person County Beekeepers Association members were awarded ten ribbons out of eleven entries in the bees and honey category at the N.C. State Fair. More than half were for first place. While club members entered everything from an observation hive … Continue reading

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September 2012 Minutes

NEW BUSINESS Previous Meeting Minutes 3 sets of meeting minutes to be approved at the next meeting in October. State Fair Bee Booth Sign Up Don Hopkins was in attendance to talk about the educational bee booth that the state … Continue reading

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Wax Workshop

We had a great time at our first ever wax workshop. All through the year club members collected wax from frames they were recycling, to cut outs they did, they even saved burr comb to help with the collection. All … Continue reading

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August 2012 Minutes

NEW BUSINESS Previous Meeting Minutes Minutes from previous meeting were not submitted. Inge Kautzmann will have two sets of minutes for approval next month. OLD BUSINESS Community Events and Outreach National Honey Bee Day – August 18th – Volunteers were … Continue reading

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National Honey Bee Day

August 18th is National Honey Bee Day. To promote honey bee awareness we set up a booth at the local farmer’s market. Several club members came out and we had a great time talking bees with everyone. Visit the website … Continue reading

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