Information for Beekeepers

NC State Beekeepers Association

NC State Apiary Inspectors Caldwell County is served by Lewis Cauble, 828-230-4544, Lewis.Cauble@ncagr.gov.

List of Suppliers with Permits to Sell Bees in North Carolina

How to become a Certified Honey Producer in North Carolina

Caldwell County Center / NC Cooperative Extension

Honey Bee Health Coalition offers lots of useful information, including Tools for Varroa Management, Varroa Management Decision Tool, and Best Management Practices for Hive Health

Keep Bees Alive Project is another great resource, including the Why Did My Bees Die? video and handout.

Bee Informed Partnership hosts the Mite Check survey and app.

A Field Guide to Honeybees and their Maladies

BeeCheck Apiary Registry Register your hives to communicate their presence to pesticide applicators.

Scientific Beekeeping

Two Bees in a Podcast

Sand Hill Bees has a collection of articles on their Education page

Local Beekeeping Supply Vendors

Hidden Happiness Bee Farm

336-973-5412

1106 Chestnut Mountain Road, Deep Gap, NC 28618

King Bee

828-432-8212

833 North Green Street, Morganton, NC 28655

Little BeeHaven

828-729-6698

Miller Bee Supply

888-848-5184

496 Yellow Banks Road, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Rossman Apiaries

336-990-9273

318 9th Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659