As example, there is the EAS (eastern apicultural society - I think thats right?), you have the American Beekeeping Federation, the American Honey producers Association, and so on.
What makes a society a society, and a federation a federation? Whats the difference between a beekeeping group, and a beekeeping association?
Is there legal ramifications? Is there guidelines or rules to when one is proper to use, and when not?
Can anyone explain for a club (oh boy there's another one) the following...