October: Winter Hive Prep

Now is the time when we need to start/keep prepping for winter. Check your hives. 
  • Feed if necessary, they need a couple supers worth of nectar to make it through the winter. 
  • Check your mite levels. 
  • If you have screen bottom boards, now is the time to cover them up. 
  • Minimize your hive entrances.
  • Take off extra equipment, empty supers.

Events and Activities

Visit our events page for a full list of upcoming activities.
Visit our meetings page for monthly meeting information.

The next several events...
  • Next meeting: October 26th. 7pm for mentors and mentees and folks looking to be either! 7:30pm meeting start!
  • NC State Fair: October 13 - 23

We are a small association of peers dedicated to furthering the knowledge of and interest in beekeeping in Franklin County, North Carolina.

Our club sprang to life in late 2007 due primarily to the efforts of Larry Green and a small group of people he recruited to help him. Franklin County has been until now, and may have always been, without a beekeepers association.

We are young, but rapidly growing. If you are interested in joining, please contact one of us or simply show up to a meeting. We'd love to have you.

Where we meet...

We meet 7:30pm on the last Wednesday of every month at the Franklin County Cooperative Extension located at 103 S Bickett Blvd, Louisburg, NC 27549.