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July 11-13, 2013
NCSBA Summer Meeting

Hosted by
Moore County Beekeepers
Sandhills Community College

Pinehurst/Southern Pines, NC 28374


Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 11, 2013

10:00 am


12:45 pm

Call to Order & Welcome :Danny Jaynes, NCSBA President          

Invocation (Moore County Beekeepers)
Welcome: Moore County Beekpeepers, Pinehurst College Representative


1:00-1:55 pm

Presentation: Dr. David Tarpy (NCSU) - North Carolina Update

2:00-2:55 pm

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Larry Connor - Varroa Control

3:00-3:20 pm

Break – Visit Vendor Booths

3:20-3:30 pm

Door prizes

3:30-4:15 pm

Presentation:  Dan Conlon (Warm Colors Apiary) - Seasonal Apiary Management

4:30-5:15 pm

Presentation:  Ross Conrad (Dancing Gardens Apiary) - CCD & Organic Solutions

5:30 pm

NCSBA Executive Committee Meeting

Friday, July 12, 2013

8:30 am


8:45 am

Call to Order & Welcome: Julian Wooten (NCSBA 1st VP)             

Welcome: Moore County Beekpeepers
Announcements and Door prizes

9:00-10:00 am

Presentation: Don Hopkins (NC Inspector) - Update on bee losses and ApiVar

10:00-11:00 am

Presentation:  Dr. Larry Connor - Resource Management

11:00-12:50 pm

Lunch Break and Visit with Vendors

1:00-1:45 pm

Workshops Session 1

2:00-2:45 pm

Workshops Session 2

3:00-3:45 pm

Workshops Session 3

4:00-4:45 pm

Workshops Session 4

6:00-9:00 pm

NCSBA Summer Banquet – (see map for directions)

Saturday, July 13, 2013

8:30 am


8:45 am

Welcome: Ed Hunt, NCSBA 2nd VP

9:00-9:45 am

Speaker: Ross Conrad - Working with Swarms

10:00-10:45 am

NCSBA Business Meeting

10:45-11:00 am


11:00-11:45 am

Presentation: Dr. Larry Connor, Young Bees

11:45-1:00 pm

Lunch Break and Visit with Vendors

1:00 pm

Welcome: Julian Wooten, NCSBA 1st VP

1:10 pm

Presentation: Dr. John Ambrose, Sourwood Honey Update

2:00 pm

Ask the Speakers: Dr. Tarpy, Mr. Hopkins, Dr. Ambrose, Dr. Connor,
Mr. Conrad, Mr. Conlon

3:00 pm

Door Prizes

Closing Remarks: Danny Jaynes (NCSBA President)

Workshops Include:

  • Developing beekeeping ordinance
  • Hygenic testing for honey bees
  • Making a bee vacuum
  • Cooking with Honey (Part 1 & 2)
  • Insect and Diseases
  • Queen/drone production
  • Certinfied Naturally Grown
  • Working with swarms
  • Lab ID of Nosema
  • Honey Board & Certification
  • Diseases & Insects
  • Getting Back to Basic Beekeeping
  • AMS & Website Training

Download Full Workshops Sessions Schedule

Special Events:

  • Cooking with Honey Contest
  • Banquet on Friday Night
  • Honey Contest
  • Door Prizes Each Day
  • Vendor Displays and Equipment Sales
  • Silent Auction - Please bring donations of beekeeping items, tools, or other useful things. Procees go to the Apiculture Science Fund at NCSU Entomology/Beekeeping Department.
  • Honey Exchange - Trade your Honey for someone else's Pride & Joy.
    • Bring one, two or three 1-pound containers of your honey (labeled according to the membership-approved honey standard) and present them at the Honey Exchange table near the Registration Desk. You can bring extracted, comb or creamed honey, so long as it’s in a 1-pound jar and you are willing to trade it for someone else’s pride and joy.
    • Upon drop off, you will be given one ticket for each jar presented. The Honey Exchange jars will be on display all day Friday, July 12th.
    • At the morning break, on Saturday, bring your tickets to the Honey Exchange Table and redeem them for a different jar of honey (1 jar per ticket first come, first served.


Registration Fees Individual Family
Advance Registration: $25 $35
At-the-door: $35 $45
Non-members additional * $15* $15*

* pays 2013 NCSBA membership for one person.

Travel & Tourism:

Local Weather during meeting

Average High Temperature for July: 89F
Average Low Temperature for July: 68F
Average Rainfall in July: 5.03"

Area Information

Summer Meeting Accommodations for NCSBA

Pinehurst/Southern Pines Visitors Bureau

Sandhills Community College

NCSBA Sandhills Community College Site Map


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