ACBA 3/8/21 Meeting Minutes

Anderson County Beekeepers
Meeting Minutes
March 8, 2021
Video Conferencing Via Zoom
Members in Attendance: 28
Meeting was held by Keith Raines, President
If you want state membership, you will need to join through their website
www.scstatebeekeepers.org
*Covid restrictions are still preventing “in person” meetings at our regular location. Information
on when meetings will resume as normal will be relayed as soon as that information becomes
available.
Mountain Sweet Honey Co. grand opening held on March 6th. We had numerous members in
attendance.
ACBA Beekeeping Course 2021 is 4 weeks in.
Anderson Federal Credit Union (our regular meeting place) is now Spero Financial
Yearly membership to ACBA is $15 for single, $25 for family
2020 Memberships will roll over to 2021 without fees
All testing for the Master Beekeeping Program will be done by the state. Look for email to be
sent out by SCBA with more information.
March Beekeeping Calendar
This time of year, our bees are susceptible to starvation. Please keep an eye on honey stores.
Think about re-queening a failing queen. DO NOT KILL TIL YOU HAVE YOUR
REPLACEMENT!
Make sure all medications are removed as specified on label.
Add honey supers when necessary (hive body is full of bees “8 out of 10 frames”
Attend bee meetings
Order NUCS, Packages, and or Queens now!
Next meeting April 12th, via Zoom.
Facebook: Anderson County Beekeepers Association of SC
Website: www.andersonbeekeepers.org
email: acbaofsc@gmail.com
Respectfully Submitted by Renae Ausburn, Secretary

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