Next Club Meeting – Tuesday, August 20th

Long-time member Greg Wolgermuth needs no introduction. This coming August he’ll share his experience with fall splits. Join us with your questions.

This meeting will be a hybrid meeting. Look for the zoom connection in your 5CBA Newsletter.

Future Meetings

September 17– TBA

October 15 – TBA

November 19 – TBA

December 17 – Holiday Party!

Past meeting

2024

  • July 16 – The Art of Honey Tasting – Suzy Spencer
  • June 18 – All about Mites – Jennifer Keller
  • May 21 – Honey Extraction – Andrea Mouw, Tina Bryant, Dianne Saunders
  • April 16 – Honey Shows & NCSBA Information – Christi Henthorn
  • March 19 – Honey Production – Keith McLaurin
  • February 20 – Swarm Control and Hive Splits – Tim Huffman
  • January 16 – Swarm Catching Equipment and Bait Boxes – Chris Motta

2023

  • December 19– Holiday Party, Games & Stories
  • November 21– Adventures in Beekeeping- Jackson Brinkley, Buddha Bees & Bee Downtown
  • October 17– Equipment and Ideas for Winterizing Bees- Dave Bradley from Sapony Creek Apiaries
  • September 19– Winter Preparation- Dana Stahlman
  • August 15– How to Enter to Win at the State Fair- Tim Huffman
  • July 18– The Shocking Truth About What Happens in Your Beehives During the Summer! – Jennifer Keller
  • June 20– Hive Monitoring 101 – Anya McGuirk
  • May 16– Extracting Honey – Tim Huffman
  • April 18th– Native Pollinating Plants for Your Yard- Betty Wagner, Master Gardener
  • March 21– Single Brood Box Technique for Honey Production- Keith McLaurinMarch 21– Single Brood Box Technique for Honey Production- Keith McLaurin
  • February 21– Practical Advice about Equipment and Other Decisions for your Apiary
  • January 17, 2023 – Rick Coor (NCState Endowment) & Matt Booth (Hives for Heroes)

2022

2021

  • December 21 (in-person) Annual Holiday Party and Games
  • November 17 (virtual & in-person) Sentinel Apiary Program and Mite Drift – Kelly Kulhanek
  • October 16 (virtual & in-person) Using 4 or 5 Five Frame Resource Hives – Daniel Harnden, Kory Goldsmith, Greg Wolgemuth
  • September 21  (virtual & in-person) Twelve Months in His Apiary – Dave Bradley
  • August 17  (virtual & in-person) State Fair Entry Preparation – Tim Huffman
  • July 20 (virtual & in-person) Mites- the Importance of a Robust Monitoring Program – Lewis Cauble
  • June 15 (virtual & in-person) What Would You Like to Know?- Magnus, Terry, Betsey, Daniel, and Kory
  • May 18 (virtual) The Honey Flow is Over, Now What? – Dana Stahlman
  • April 20 (virtual) Using the KISS Principle in Beekeeping – Jennifer Keller
  • March 16 (virtual) Spring Management: Swarms & Queen Castles – Tim Huffman
  • February 16 (virtual) Sustainable Apiary Techniques – Burton Beasley
  • January 19 (virtual) Spring Management: Setting Up for Sucess – Libby Mack

2020

  • December 15 (virtual) What and How of Beekeeping – Todd Prince
  • November 17 (virtual) Beekeeping in General – Bryan Fisher
  • October 20 (virtual) Listening to the Bees – Anya McGuirk
  • September 15 (virtual) Top Bar and Long Lang Hive Management -Terry Wright and Lori Hawkins
  • August 18  (virtual) Going into the Winter with Your Bees – CL Gobble
  • July 21 (virtual) The Business of Beekeeping – Shannon Baxter
  • June 16 (virtual) Cotton honey and NC Beekeepers Association membership – Guy Collins and James Dove
  • May 19 (virtual) Honey Extraction Demo and Certified Honey Producer Program information –Tim Huffman, Ed Speers, Greg Wolgemuth, and Daniel Harnden
  • April 21 (virtual) Increasing Honey Production and Discussion about Beekeeping – Jody Moore
  • March 17  Apiary Inspection – Adolphus Leonard
  • February 18  Increase Essentials: Two Methods – Betsey Spencer and Tim Huffman
  • January 21  Early Spring Buildup of Your Colonies – Betsey Spencer, Daniel Harnden, Greg Wolgemuth

2019

  • December 17- Holiday Potluck Dinner and Tasting of 14 Varietal Honeys – Suzy Spencer
  • November 19- Cooking with Honey -Greg Wolgemuth for Peter Kopcinski
  • October 15- Pollinator Plants – Debbie Roos
  • September 17- Bee Venom and Apitherapy – Tim Huffman & Terri Wright
  • August 20- Varroa Mites and Treatments – Betsy Spencer & Greg Wolgemuth
  • July 16- Anaphylaxis and Safety in the Apiary – Stone White & Ashton Knudson
  • June 18- How to Read a Hive – Marc Gottlieb
  • May 21- Honey Extraction – Greg Wolgemuth & Tim Huffman
  • April 16- Commercial Pollination – Jerry Flanigan
  • March 19- Spring Management for Honey Production – Betsy Spencer
  • February 19-Bait Hives and Swarm Prevention – Dave Bradley
  • January 15-Tim’s 12 Months in the Apiary – Tim Huffman

2018

  • December 16- Christmas Potluck and Honey Tasting – Suzy Spencer and the club members
  • November 20- Winter Chores – Greg et al
  • October 16- Beekeeping in Slovenia & Sweden – Suzy Spencer and Magnus Ullberg
  • September 18- 5CBA Born & Bred Project – David Arnold
  • August 21- Varroa Destructor Mite – Lynn Williams
  • July 17- Feeding Bees – Ronald Lassiter
  • June 1- Myths about Beekeeping – State Inspector Adolphus Leonard
  • May 15- Honey Extraction – Tim Huffman & Greg Wolgemuth
  • April 17- Pollinator Gardens – Kim Huntzinger
  • March 20- Beekeeping Equipment – Darryl Gabritsch
  • February 20- How to Set Swarm Bait Hives – Tim Sider
  • January 16- Observation Hives – Greg Wolgemuth and Tim Huffman

2017

  • December 19- Holiday Potluck Dinner and Honey Tasting – Suzy Spencer
  • November 21- Hive Scale Project Update – Annie Krueger
  • October 17- European Foul Brood – 5CBA members
  • Sepember 19- Having A Bee Plan for 2018 – David Lehmann and Blake Dexter
  • August 15- Preparing Your Hives for the Winter by Treating Diseases and Splitting – Jennifer Keller and Tim Huffman
  • July 18- Let’s Win some Prizes at the State Fair and Flow Hive Demo – 5CBA members
  • June 20- Beekeeping Stories – Dana Stahlman
  • May 16- Honey Extraction Demo – Tim Huffman
  • April 18- Open Question Night for the Eastern NC Bee Inspector – Adolphus Leonard
  • March 21- The Mechanics of Making a Split – Tim Huffman
  • February 21- Honeybee Democracy – CL Gobble
  • January 17- Essential and Extra Bee Equipment – Greg Wolgemuth and Kim Wood

2016

  • December 16- Holiday Potluck Dinner
  • November 15- Honey Tasting Basics Suzy Spencer
  • October 18- Hive Tracks Demo, and Mentoring Beekeepers Mike Laskowski, Craig Dupree and Tim Huffman
  • September 20- Preparing the Bees for Winter Tim Huffman
  • August 16- Web Forum Demo, Anaphylactic Reaction to Bee Stings, and Safety in Bee Yard Magnus Ulberg, David Arnold, Suzy Spencer
  • July 19- Hive Flow and Preparing State Fair Entries May Markoff and Don Hopkins
  • June 21- Re‐Queening Betsy Spencer
  • May 17- Honey Extraction, Honey Labels, and Becoming a Certified Honey Producer Tim Huffman, Matthew Jones, and Kim Underhill
  • April 19- Pollination Larry Green
  • March 16- Top 7 Ways to Kill Bees Will Hicks
  • February 16- Coming Out of Winter, Prepping for Honey Flow and Swarms Ben Crowley
  • January 19- Beekeeping Equipment Steve Baxter