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  1. Beekeeping Meetings and Classes
    The Person County Beekeepers Association of North Carolina is offering a 9-week class in Beekeeping beginning Thursdays, January 14, 2016. The class will meet at 7pm each Thursday at the Person County Cooperative Extension, 304 South Morgan St, Roxboro NC 27573. This course designed for...
  2. Bee Forum
    New beek here and im wondering about overwintering in double deeps. How many frames per deep should be filled with honey? should i arrange the frames with honey to the middle of the boxes before winter? What should the weight be in NC? My hive weighs 80 lbs now, but their not bringing in any...
  3. Bee Forum
    Hello, My name is Joe I go to college in NC and have relatively recently become obsessed with beekeeping! My school's research farm has two langstroth hives (vestiges of its past) which, along with a faculty advisor (quite experienced), I recently claimed. He Caught a swarm and hived it and...
  4. Diseases and Pests
    Second year beekeeper with 2 hives in close proximity to one another. We're in the piedmont of NC where we have warm summers, high humidity and right now lots of sunshine - no frost yet. Both of our hives have done fairly well this year though honey stores have never been strong. Both hives were...
  5. Diseases and Pests
    I have 2 hives and this is my 2nd year beekeeping. This year I decided to try sugardusting the bees for varroa treatment for 6 weeks. Today would have been my final day to treat. When I opened the weaker of the two hives I saw a good number of partially developed bees- white pupae - in the cells...
  6. Welcome Forum
    I have been reading the forums for six months and think it is about time to jump in. What a great bunch of people! Thanks to all of you who have so generously shared your knowledge and experiences here on beesource.com. I have learned so much by reading the threads but the most important...
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