York County Beekeepers Association

Hello Beekeepers!

  Our next YCBA meeting will be Thursday, Febuary 11th , starting at 6:30 PM .


We are really excited about our guest speaker visiting with us next Thursday  night . 

Dr. Mike Hood, Professor of Entomology who recently retired after 25 years from Clemson serving as South Carolina State Apiculturist.  While serving in this position he developed our Master Beekeeping Program and was very active in the South Carolina Beekeepers Association as Executive Secretary.

Schedule a YCBA Extractor Rental

 We have 3# Italian package bees with mated queen for sale to be delivered in York, SC on April 16, 2016.  The price is $81.00 to members and $85.00 to non members.  Contact John Gardner to reserve package bees. 

York: John A. Gardner 803-322-1730

YCBA Beginners School: 
We will start our annual
Beginners Beekeeping Course
on the night of Feb. 25th  at 6:30 PM
and will run for 7 consecutive weeks on Thursday night. 
The cost which includes all lesson assignments, books, test and 2016 membership to the local and state beekeeping associations will be  $85.00 dollars for an individual or $150.00 for couples.  Additional information including registration forms can be obtained by contacting John Gardner (
jagsgg@aol.com) or Steve McNeely (tstevemcneely@bellsouth.net)

Pollination, Education, or Webmanager 
For more information about the website or to give update please email

YCBAMembers@YorkCountyBeekeepers.com or call Steve McNeely 704-564-5701.

"Honey Bill" passes! House Bill H4005  
Exemption beekeepers can request forms from A. Culler:   aculler@scda.sc.gov
Honey Label and Regulation Form

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