The meeting opened with the introduction of several new members, many of which had recently graduated from Bee School.
The installation of two top bar hives and two Langstroth hives at Blackwood Farm Park is a success. They are doing well.
State beekeeper Association cards are available for pick-up. Members were reminded to sign in at each monthly meeting.
Guest speaker, Pat Jones, who is Deputy Director of Pesticide Programs for the North Carolina Department of Agriculture, presented the topic, “Pollinator Protection Update.” License plates with Beekeeper logos are now available at the State license Plate Agency.