Building Your Beekeeping Foundation

This is a website dedicated to helping beekeepers all over South Carolina stay informed with the business of beekeeping and Honey Bees.  If you are visiting this page to understand more about Honey Bees you are in the right place too.  

                       Honey bees are very important to SC because of the large number agriculture farms. Honey bees benefit all crops, gardens, trees and flowers. For the State of SC Blooms are important to beekeepers. 

Interested in starting a hive of honey bees 

Most local associations conduct winter or early spring beginner beekeeping classes. 
To find an association click here..

Bee Removal If you are having an issue with honeybees on your property, please contact a local beekeeper.  Click here to see a list Local Associations.  There is also additional resources click here


We are on the cutting edge of research but to make that happen we need funds to get these projects done.  If you would like to donate click here...

Summer Beekeeping Conference    July 23-25
Clemson University - Hendrix Hall 
Registration will begin May 8
Featured Speakers:
Dwight Wells - Master Beekeeper Instructor in Ohio
Over 40 Workshops & Presentations including Open Hive Presentations, Kids Activities, and Junior Beekeeping Presentations
Thursday - Journeyman Review
Thursday - Queen Rearing Project
Friday - Written Exams and Practicals
Friday - BBQ Dinner and Horseshoes
Friday and Saturday Workshops
Friday - SC Executive Meeting
Friday - SC Business Update

Make Plans to attend!

Looking for Major Sponsors and Corporate Sponsors to help fund the conference. If you are interested, please email


The next Executive Committee Meeting is July 24 in Clemson

The Executive Board met Feb 6.  Click here for the minutes

SCBA is proud to announce that we have a Treasurer - Marie Arnal from Hilton Head.

Marie Arnal 
P.O. Box 21298, 
Hilton Head Island, SC 29925

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