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Bee Well Honey Farm Presents:
2017 Summer Beekeepers Conference
July 19-21   Florence Civic Center

Registration is now open to Attendees, Speakers and Vendors click here to register

Everyone is welcome to the SCBA Summer Conference.  There will be a lot to learn for all skill levels of beekeepers.  Our line up of Speakers will share their knowledge and insight for honey bees.

Our Speakers will be:

  • David Hackenburg Sr. – First one to realize CCD
  • Jennifer Berry – University of Georgia
  • Dr. Leo Sharashkin – Horizontal Hive
  • Dr. Jennifer Tsuruda – Clemson Extension
  • Phyllis Stiles – Bee City USA
  • Shane Gebauer – Brushy Mountain
  • Scott Derrick – Blythewood Bee Company
  • Chris Werner – Migratory Beekeepers Indian Summer Farms
  • Buddy May – Mentoring & Queen Rearing
  • Kerry Owen – Bee Well Honey Farm
  • Frank Licata – Soap Making
  • David Arnal – Journeyman Review & MBP Testing
  • Richard Guess & Lisa Riente – Mindful Beekeeking

Other Activities:

  • VIP Reception for all SCBA Presidents, Executive Committee & Officers, Vendors, Speakers, and Sponsors
  • Free Beekeeping Class will be held for area residents and for your family members & friends.
  • Honey & Beeswax Judging
  • Photo Contest
  • Thursday Night Banquet

To view the complete details and schedule for the conference ….click here

Click here to view the 2017 Newsletter




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The South Carolina logo scbaBeekeepers Association is a private non-profit organization dedicated to education and advocacy ensuring that South Carolina beekeepers have the information and tools they need to meet the challenges of modern beekeeping.

Our mission also includes public education as we strive to provide individuals, and public and private organizations with factual and up to date information about the honey bee, beekeeping, and its importance to our food supply. We have 19 local beekeeping associations in South Carolina with members who are ready willing and able to talk to you about beekeeping in our state and if you ask, might be willing to tell you where you can get good, wholesome, local honey.

This is a website dedicated to helping beekeepers all over South Carolina stay informed with the business of beekeeping and honey Bees. If you are visiting this page to understand more about honey bees you are in the right place too.

News from the State Association

The South Carolina Beekeepers Association is here for our local beekeepers. We are a strong force in moving forward the future of our bees and our beekeepers. Click here to check in on the work the association is doing throughout the state.

Association Governance

The SCBA is governed by a board of directors with representation by representatives of local beekeeper associations. Additionally, the association is governed by a set of by-laws. (View by-laws.)