May 2021 NHCBA Meeting

May 2021 NHCBA Meeting

May 2021 NHCBA Meeting Honey Harvest Meeting! We held our first in person meeting since the covid shut down May 20th! Great to see everyone and have everyone paritcipate! We had a speacial guest from Retro Meadery share samples of their products and give us their...
Apps for Beekeepers

Apps for Beekeepers

App for Beekeepers Detect the Mite Load in Your Hives | Mapping Tool to Help Pesticide Spplicators and Beekeepers Communicate  By: The New Hanover County Beekeepers Assocation MiteCheck Download from the App Store   MiteCheck is an app for both beginning and...

A Short History of Beekeeping

As a way of introduction into this topic, many people have requested some information about the history of Beekeeping. As a former history teacher (many years ago), I decided to take a look at the topic. I have relied heavily on Eva Crane’s book TheArchaeology...

Facts on Honey and Cinnamon

Q: What’s the one food that doesn’t spoil?A: Honey It is found that mixture of Honey and Cinnamon cures most of the diseases. Honey is produced inmost of the countries of the world. Ayurvedic as well as Yunani medicine have been using honey as avital...

Plants Average Bloom Date

Mountains Piedmont Coastal PlainAlsike Clover (Trifolium hybridum) — Apr 4 (102) –Aster (Aster spp.) Aug 30 (40) Sep 25 (35) Sep 30 (40)Basswood, Linden (Tilia spp.) Jun 20 (23) — –Black Gum (Nyssa sylvatica) May 5 (10) Apr 26 (14) Apr 27...