HCBC Events…

The Haywood County Beekeeper Chapter (HCBC) meets on the first Tuesday of each month at the Haywood County Extension Center, located at 589 Raccoon Road, Waynesville, NC 28785, from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

If you are not a member of the hive, or your membership expired and you would like to renew it, then print and fill out the membership form and either mail it to our office or bring it to our next monthly meeting. Our agenda is below.

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Members who are  present at the monthly meetings will be eligible for a door prize, refreshments will be served, and guests are always welcome to join us. In the event of inclement weather, meetings will be canceled per the Haywood County school closings schedule. All meeting dates are subject to change, due to availability of speakers and/or conflict with holidays.





Tuesday - January 5, 2021

Board of Directors Meeting

Tuesday - February 2, 2021

Michelle Mejia

ONLINE Zoom Monthly Meeting - Preparing for Sporing.

Saturday - February 20, 2021

Bill Skelton, Allen Blanton

ONLINE Zoom - 2021 Beekeeping School, this year we are conducting an online school for new beekeepers on February 23, 25, and 27, with a Field Day to be held on April 24 with time to be determined. To register, use our HCBC membership form. Click here to download a PDF flyer. The costs is $50.00 per individual.

Tuesday - March 2, 2021

Lewis Cauble

ONLINE Zoom Monthly Meeting, Preparing for Swarms and making splits.

Tuesday - April 6, 2021

Jimmy Gatt - Bees and Trees

ONLINE ZoomMonthly Meeting-Varroa mites, other pests, and common infectious agents.

Tuesday - May 4, 2021

Randall Austin

ONLINE Zoom Monthly Meeting - Communications in the hive; Pheromones communication in Apis mellifera.

Tuesday - June 1, 2021

Burton Beasley

ONLINE Zoom Monthly Meeting - Purdue Leg Chewers and Genetic Selection in our own apiaries.

Tuesday - July 6, 2021

No scheduled meeting


Tuesday - August 3, 2021

Lewis Cauble - NC State Honeybee Inspector

Monthly Meeting - Varroa mites, Getting control of mite loads in preparation for winter.

Tuesday - September 7, 2021

Bryan Fisher

Monthly Meeting - Topic TBD

Tuesday - October 5, 2021


Monthly Meeting - Presentation from the State Bee Lab.

Tuesday - November 2, 2021


Monthly Meeting - Winter Activities, winter preparation for spring.

Tuesday - December 7, 2021

No scheduled meeting

Holiday Meal

Haywood County Fair
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