Honey Bee Survivability & Succeeding as a Beekeeper
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.  

To Contact any member of the SCBA Executive Board click here.

2014 THEME 
HoneyBee Survivability and Succeeding as a Beekeeper
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STATE NEWS AND UPDATE

The Executive Board met October 16 in Columbia.  Larry Haigh was officially named as our State President.  Steve McNeely/YCBA was named as an Interim President Elect and John Gardner/YCBA will step into Steve's previous roll as the Mid-State Director.  Other topics were discussed to move the SCBA forward to a new & productive year.  


Next meeting was scheduled for November 7 at 724 Knox Abbot Drive in Lexington at 12:30-until.  Any state members are welcome to come.

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.  click here to see the list of plants for SC.
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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...

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Recent Publications


Tami Enright for The Bee Cause was quoted in a recent article in the Synergies-A Reader for Regional Sustainability

EAS Fall Journal 2013-Take time to look thru the articles and pictures.  EAS stands for Eastern Apicultural Society Click here to learn more....   

Catch the Buzz by Kim Flottum, Bee Culture  In this article Kim explains research findings that indicate that the Queen Bee gives signals are deeper than the pheromones she puts out.  More on Kim Flottum .....



OUR NEXT STATE CONFERENCE FEBRUARY 5,6 &7
WILL BE HELD JOINTLY WITH NORTH CAROLINA IN MONROE, NC

The North Carolina State Beekeepers Association (NCSBA) is hosting the joint North Carolina and South Carolina Beekeepers Spring Conference in Monroe, NC at the Union County Cooperative Extension Center on February 5, 6, & 7, 2015. The theme for this conference is 

“Protecting Our Bees.” 

For More info click here or click below for registration form

TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT:  Go to www.ncbeekeepers.org  or click below to download a registration form 

FYI:  For SC State Members, you will pay the NCSBA rate $25 for individual and $30 for Family.



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