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February 14, 2019 Membership Meeting

Philip Moore, research scientist and field team leader at Eurofins Agroscience Services, will present “Bee Wary! Internet Based Beekeeping Resources.” Come and learn the good, the bad, and the ugly of beekeeping resources on the web.

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Journeyman Certificates Awarded

OCBA’s Chris Apple, NCSBA Regional Director, awarded Journeyman Beekeeper Certificates to Lisa Vogel, Dawn Rogers and Philip Moore at OCBA’s January membership meeting. Lisa and Dawn are long time OCBA members. Philip is new to North Carolina, but was strongly encouraged to become an active member of OCBA. 

Check out the “Who We Are” page for a complete list of OCBA’s Certified, Journeyman and Master Beekeepers.

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2019 Minutes

January 2019 Minutes

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December 13, 2018 Holiday Party

Bees on Earth, Goodwill to All !

OCBA’s December Membership Meeting will be our annual holiday social gathering. This is an opportunity for members, former members and anyone who is interested in beekeeping to celebrate your 2018 beekeeping efforts with fellow beekeepers (both successes and ‘other learning experiences’). It is a great way to get to know fellow beekeepers and to talk about bees and beekeeping with friends and colleagues.

We will meet at our regular 7:00 o’clock meeting time on Thursday, December 13 at our usual meeting site – the Unitarian Universalist Church at 1710 Old NC 10 Highway. OCBA will provide paper products and beverages, including wine and non-alcoholic beverages. Everyone is asked to bring a finger food, hors d’oeuvre, appetizer, or dessert to share. Items with honey as an ingredient are special treat!

Who:                 Orange County Beekeepers and anyone interested in beekeeping
What:                Annual Christmas/Holiday gathering
When:               December 13th at 7:00 p.m. 
Where:              1710 Old NC Highway 10 at the Unitarian Universalist Church 

 

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November 8, 2018 Membership Meeting

2019 queens will be marked green.

In November, Guy Fricks of Fricks Farm and Apiaries will talk about artificial insemination of queens. Guy is an OCBA member and queen breeder.

In addition to Guy’s presentation, OCBA’s 2018 apprentices, Catherine Trusky and Megan Talikoff will talk about their experiences during their first year of beekeeping.

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