Have a Swarm?

First determine what type of bee.

If they are honeybees,contact the NC Cooperative Extension to dispatch a Davidson County beekeeper.

(336) 242-2080

Upcoming Events

  1. Monthly Meeting

    June 15 @ 6:20 am - 9:00 pm
  2. Monthly Meeting

    July 20 @ 6:20 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Monthly Meeting

    August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Meetings

3rd Monday of the month
(no meeting Sept. and Dec.)

Davidson County Ag Center
301 E. Center St, Lexington, NC
enter at rear of building

6:20 PM Beginners Q & A
7:00 PM Main meeting

Queen Colors

Queen Colors for 2011 - 2020

Learn more about queen colors

There is a set of 5 standard colors that are used to identify the queen’s year of marking.

  • White represents years ending in 1 or 6
  • Yellow represents years ending in 2 or 7
  • Red represents years ending in 3 or 8
  • Green represents years ending in 4 or 9
  • Blue represents years ending in 5 or zero

This saying will help you remember the colors and the years they represent: Will You Raise Good Bees