ACBA Meeting Minutes 7/12/21

Anderson County Beekeepers
Meeting Minutes
July 12, 2021
Anderson County Library
300 N McDuffie St.
Anderson, SC 29621
Members in Attendance: 43
Meeting called to order by Keith Raines, President
Upcoming Events:
SCBA Summer Conference 2021, July 22nd-24th
$85.00 at the door
Trident Technical College
700 Rivers Ave.
North Charleston, SC
ACBA held first honey tasting event. Members were encouraged to bring their own honey to be
judged amongst their peers. Senior Certified Welsh Honey Judge, Steve Genta, was guest
speaker for the event.
Topics Discussed:
Tasting Test: AKA “Black Jar Contest”
Judging is more about helping fellow beekeepers make a perfect jar of honey.
Flower Fidelity: bees work specific flowers, nectar sources.
ACBA Calendar:
August 9th- Report on SCBA Summer Conference, varroa treatments
September 13th- Officer positions open for 2022 to be reviewed, Program and Discussion
October 11th- Nominate new officers, Program and Discussion
November 8th- Officer Elections, Guest speaker, David McFawn, Statewide Honey Pollen Grant
Next meeting August 9th
Facebook: Anderson County Beekeepers of SC
Respectfully Submitted by Renae Ausburn, Secretary

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