ACAB July 8 2019 Meeting Minutes

Anderson County Beekeepers
Meeting Minutes
June 8, 2019
Anderson Federal Credit Union
100 Hanna Crossing, Anderson, SC 29621
Members in Attendance: 25 Visitors: 6
Meeting was called to order by Keith Ausburn, Vice President
Opening Prayer was given by Wilson Wheeler
Business:
Eastern Apicultural Society 2019, July 15th-19th at Greenville Convention Center
Contact for questions is Lou Naylor at resgistrar@easterapiculture.org
$25 to join
One day pass $70 per day
Short Course Only $180 (Mon.-Wed.)
3 day conference $180 (Mon.-Wed.)
Full week $260
Upcoming Local Events:
World Honey Bee Day Festival in Pickens
Saturday, August 17th at Bee Well Honey Farm
Speaker: Keith Ausburn
Topic: Q&A
Discussions included:
– New Honey Exemption forms reviewed and handed out
– Proper labeling for saying your honey
– Treatment options for this time of year
– A few club members discussed their hive losses and honey yields so far
– Hive beetle issues and treatments available
– The difference between wax moth larva and hive beetle larva
Joe Kelly sells pint jars with lids for $8.00 per case of 12.
Dave Miller will be offering a practical contact him at davemillerbees@gmail.com for further
information.
Laurens Co. Beekeepers, in conjunction with Spartanburg, will be offering a Journeyman
Course in January or possibly spring of 2020. It will be held at Clemson Extension Office in
Laurens.
Facebook: Anderson County Beekeepers Association of SC
Website: www.andersonbeekeepers.org
email: acbaofsc@gmail.com
Door Prizes were handed out at the close of the meeting.
Next meeting, August 12, 2019
6:30 pm fellowship and refreshments, meeting at 7pm.
Respectfully Submitted by Renae Ausburn, Secretary

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