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June 8- Saturday 9am - 1pm

Swarm Out Session:

Queen Rearing Demo with Rick Coor of Spring Bank Bee Farm

- Hosted by Tom & Kim Underhill of Big Oak Apiary of Raleigh, of John 15:5 Farm located at 2633 Branch Road in Raleigh, NC 27610

- Rick will be here in Raleigh, demonstrating techniques of Queen Rearing, grafting, processing, and all the steps in between required to raise your own quality queens.

- Rick is a pillar of the Bee Keeping Community and has invaluable knowledge to share. Rick believes and lives by paying it forward. He makes all efforts to help, mentor and assist bee keepers of all levels to further their bee keeping education, techniques, and experiences.

-Cost: $10.00 per person – with the proceeds to be donated to Dr. Tarpy’s Bee Research Lab.

- Register by emailing Tom & Kim Underhill:

- Cash only please

Prior to selling bees in North Carolina, a person shall obtain a permit from NCDA&CS. (Note to North Carolina residents: Contact your local inspector for an appointment).

A permit is not required for:

  1. the sale of less than 10 bee hives in a calendar year,
  2. at one time going -out-of-business sale of less than 50 bee hives, or
  3. the renting of bees for pollination purposes or the movement of bees to gather honey.

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