This website dedicated to helping South Carolina beekeepers stay informed about beekeeping and honey bees.  If you are visiting this page to understand more about honey bees you are in the right place too.  


2016 Conference Schedule

Spring Conference
March 5 in Columbia at the Blue Cross Blue Shield Facility

Summer Conference
July 21-23 in Charleston at the Trident Technical College

Vendor Registration- Click here
We are taking online Vendor Registration to reserve your vendor booth space at the Spring and Summer Conference.  We now are charging $50 for booth space and will ask for a door prize.  If you are going to be a Vendor you do have the option to make the payment online.

Beginner Bee Classes are now available

2016 Aiken Journeyman Class - Flyer & Register Form or
click here to go Aiken webpage

                       Danny Cannon, of West Columbia, inspects his bee hives looking for a healthy queen, brood and the amount of pollen. Beekeeping is bouncing back as a hobby. West Columbia is looking at setting guidelines to make sure insects prized for honey and flower pollination don't become pests.


Read more here


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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..
                               
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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.

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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...
                    

STATE NEWS AND UPDATE

SCBA Next Exec Mtg is February 5 in Columbia.


SCBA President's Message. Click to view.


November 6 Executive Committee Meeting Minutes


September  Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Minutes for July 25 Executive Committee Meeting
Click here


Elected New Officers
Approved ByLaw Changes
Presentations:
Brian Smith - Extension Agent of the Year
Brandon Deitz - Jr beekeeper of the Year
Wes Bommer  - Beekeeper of the Year
Officer Reports
Recognized Master Beekeeper Certificate Recipients

Please direct any payments, dues to and donations to SCBA Treasurer Address:


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

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