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4H Fun Day

PCBA teamed with the Person County 4H to host a fun day to teach kids about bees and beekeeping. Eight students attended and participated in presentations on everything from equipment to communication to honey extraction.

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Annual Club Honey Extraction

We had two club members extract honey from their own bees for the first time! Congrats to Tom Savage and Janet Marron. Our honey extraction workshop started out with a great pot luck. We had between 80 to 90 frames … Continue reading

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PCBA Bee School Was a Great Success

We ended our 10 week bee school course with a hands-on field day in an apiary. We conducted demos and everyone got the opportunity to inspect a hive and handle frames of bees. Here are some photos from the day. … 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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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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Honey Extraction Workshop

The club recently held a honey extraction workshop. About 25 people attended, some were experienced beekeepers, some were newBees and we also had a few folks from the community. Vice President, Todd Walker kicked things off with a brief overview … Continue reading

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Opening Day at the Farmers Market

The club had a display booth at the opening day of the Person County Farmers Market. On hand to staff the booth were President, Mary Deitz and VP, Todd walker. Members Inge Kautzmann and Gary Deitz also helped out. Special … Continue reading

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2012 Bee School Field Day

The PCBA Bee School ended with a trip to a local Apiary for some hands on experience. After nine weeks the students put into practice what they had learned during class. We had a great turn out. The event included … Continue reading

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The 2012 Bee School is off to a great start

We have over 40 students this year from all over, representing 5 different counties, including 1 from out of state. Thanks to all who’ve joined us this year! Here are some pictures from the first few weeks of class.

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November Guest Speaker

Entomologist, Dick Rogers was the guest speaker for our November meeting. Dick has 35+ years experience in apiculture and the bulk of his research is focused on conducting bee health investigations. He is currently with Bayer CropScience in Research Triangle … Continue reading

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