Category Archives: Club News

Beekeeping Class Begins January 19th

Have you ever thought about keeping bees, but never knew where to begin? Are you a current beekeeper who wants to build general beekeeping skills? Do you have an interest in learning about this ancient and environmentally beneficial craft? If … Continue reading

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Honey Bee Health Coalition

Caydee Savinelli of Syngenta spoke at PCBA I like bugs and want to keep most of them. We (she and husband) are the kind of people that move turtles out of roads. Syngenta’s business is agriculture. We need to find … Continue reading

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Equipment Building Demo

We had a great turn out at the bee school equipment building demo. We held the event this year at the Hurdle Mills Volunteer Fire Department. What a great venue and many thanks for your hospitality! We spent the morning … Continue reading

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2014 Bee School in Full Swing

We’ve had another great start to our bee school. This year we welcomed 43 students!

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Honey Fundraiser Success

Person County Beekeepers sure do make pretty honey! For three months club members have been selling raffle tickets for one lucky winner to receive 12 jars of honey from 6 different beekeepers in Person County. This is the first time … Continue reading

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Honey Bee Nutrition

State Apiary Inspector, Nancy Ruppert spoke at our monthly meeting about bee nutrition. The following details from her talk were submitted by Secretary Lynn Wilson. For kids and bees, nutrition is critical. Beekeeping is more challenging than ever. Why settle … Continue reading

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PCBA Named Chapter Of The Year!

The Person County Beekeepers Association is honored to have been named Chapter Of The Year by the North Carolina Beekeepers Association. Each year the NCSBA Golden Achievement Program recognizes chapters that have made significant accomplishments in support of North Carolina … Continue reading

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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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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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