Educational Materials

Beekeeping: Making Honey from Flowers

* Here's an interesting educational resource shared by Julie Loomis for inclusion on our website.

* Enjoy!

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Sampling for Varroa mites

August 13, 2015 Handout from Greg Farriss

Sampling Colonies for Varroa destructor

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NC State Cooperative Extension Service Webinars

Follow the below link to learn about teaching webinars that are conducted by the North Carolina State Cooperative Extension Service on an extensive list of beekeeping topics.

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Why Do Honeybees Love Hexagons?

IFL Science Lesson

* Open and enjoy this informational, and educational, video from IFL Science and TedEd.com.

* Be sure and select "Full Screen" on your computer to fully enjoy the presentation...

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North Carolina State University

North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Beekeeping Notes

* The NC Cooperative Extension Service published a wide variety of "Notes" that educate and inform interested readers about bees and beekeeping.

* Open the below, downloadable files to learn more from this service.

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Websites

SavingOurBees

* SavingOurBees is a website committed to collecting and distributing the most accurate and up-to-date resources on the bee crisis and information on how to help in your own community.

* Check it out.

Click here...

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Scientific Beekeeping

Link here to visit Scientific Beekeeping website which contains information about beekeeping through the eyes of a biologist.

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Beekeeping and Honey Labeling

Useful web resource for making/printing labels

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Honeybee.Net

NASA - Goddard Space Flight Center

* This is a website recommended by Co-Program Chair, Joy Lewis that contains a LOT of information of use and interest to beekeepers.

* Enjoy!

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Honey Bee Suite

Webpage

Honey Bee Suite is "a better way to bee!" and contains lots of information from the owner regarding beekeeping, lots of how-to information, photographs and a cookbook section. Yum!

Click here:

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BeeSource

Great beekeeping resource that has over 14,00 subscriber who who post their questions or contribute answers and experiences daily to the worldwide Beesource.com beekeeping community.

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ScientificBeekeeping.com

Opening page of this site says that it is "beekeeping through the eyes of a biologist." Essentially, it is the site owner's record of his learning process in trying to understand aspects of colony health and productivity, and the reasons why various management techniques work (or don’t).

Click here:

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The National Honey Board

* Beekeepers interested in learning many facts about honey, as well as get new ideas regarding honey and ways to market will find this website of interest.

* This website was discovered by ACBA Vice President and Co-Program chair, Helen Baldwin who recommended it be added to our website.

* Click on the below link to open the website.

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Beekeeping Questions

Facebook Link

* There is a relatively new? link on Facebook that shares, and answers, a whole host of beekeeping questions...

* Check it out!

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North Carolina State Beekeepers Association

NCSBA

The NCSBA's mission is to advance beekeeping in North Carolina through improved communication with members, improved education about beekeeping, and support of science enhancing the knowledge of beekeeping.

Click here for information on the NCSBA:

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Watauga County Beekeepers Association

Our closely related beekeeping association, the Watauga County Beekeepers meets at 7:00 PM the first Tuesday of each month, from March through November, in the downstairs meeting room of the Agricultural Extension Center in Boone, NC

Click here to open the Watauga Beekeepers Website:

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Hive Tracks

James Wilkes is the developer of the web resource for beekeepers, Hive Tracks. The site can be accessed by clicking the below link.

Click here to open the Hive Tracks website:

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Commercial Products

Buzz Beekeeping Supplies

* Buzz Beekeeping Supplies is a manufacturer of high quality beekeeping equipment, including beekeeping gloves, beekeeping suits and beekeeping jackets.

* We are beekeepers ourselves and are based in Winder, GA.

Jack Corcoran

Buzz Beekeeping Supplies

970 Cook Rd

Winder GA 30680

770-867-8884

Click here to visit their website:

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Oxalic acid dihydrate

August 13, 2015 Handout from Greg Farriss

Oxalic acid dihydrate Data Sheet

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Brushy Mountain Bee Farm

Facebook Link

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Miller Bee Farm

Facebook Link

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Lost Province Productions

Lost Province Productions

* The webdesigner: a full service graphic design professional located in the mountains of Northwestern North Carolina.

* Have laptop, will travel.

Services:

Web Design

Graphic and Logo Design

Typesetting

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