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.  


Bee Well Honey Farm, Major Sponsor for the

SCBA Summer Beekeeping Conference

Theme:  Building Your Foundations in Beekeeping   

July 23-25

Clemson University Hendrix Hall 

Registration will begin SOON.  

We will send out an email to members when registration opens. 

If you are not a SCBA member, take this time to 

Cost of Conference

Early BEE Registration- Register Now TILL June 7th and receive $5 off.
Individual & Family (member)--$35 &  $50        
Non-member Individual & Family--$45 & $60
If you would like to join the SC State Association 


Featured Speakers:


Phil Craft - click for website


Dwight Wells - Master Beekeeper Instructor in Ohio


The Summer Beekeeping Conference, a 3 day conference, features One day Journeyman Review, and Queen Rearing Class, Friday and Saturday Workshops, Vendors with beekeeping equipment sales, Local SC vendors, Door Prizes, Horseshoe Contest and BBQ cookout.  Over 40 Workshops & Presentations Including:  Open Hive Presentations, Kids Activities, and Junior Beekeeping Presentations
Make Plans to attend!


Things to Consider:

  • Looking for Major Sponsors and Corporate Sponsors. If you are interested, please email scstatebeekeepers@gmail.com
  • Ordering Personalized Laminated Badges
  • Taking a refresher course-great for everyone!
  • Picking up Supplies, Equipment and Books
  • Attend Friday Night BBQ Dinner
  • Make reservations at nearby hotel or dorm
  • Activities for all ages
  • Bring your veil and gloves


Vendor Request Form

-Vendors Complete the Information Requested-

                       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. 
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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

The Executive Committee Met on May 1 

Click here to read or download

Topics Covered
  • Brad Cavin Update on Africanized Bees
  • (Click for Audio)
  • Proposal for Promotional Coordinator
  • Summer Program Update
  • 2016 Spring & Summer Program
  • 2016 Grant Research Chairman-Dwight Porter
  • Beekeeper & Jr Beekeeper & Agent of the Year Selected
  • Guidelines of BOTY
  • Officers Report
  • Directors Report
  • Approved Support for Prison taking certified test.
  • Regional Reports
  • Tabor Fund Update
  • EAS Report & Approved Support for EAS Delegate - Buddy May
  • Approved Support for Apimonda-Virginia Webb

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.


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

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