Beekeeping in Onslow County

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Welcome to Beekeeping in Onslow County!

Onslow County has a vibrant beekeeping community which includes backyard hobbyist, small scale producers and commercial beekeepers who send thousands of hives across the nation for pollination services.  

The N.C. Cooperative Extension - Onslow County Center supports the Onslow County Beekeeping Association (OCBA) with it's programming. The Onslow County Beekeeping Association is a member of the NC State Beekeeping Association which offers testing to become a NC Certified Beekeeper, Journeyman, Master Beekeeping, and Master Craftsman. 

Click here for additional information about the Onslow County Beekeepers Association!

Click here for additional information about the NC State Beekeepers Association!

See a Swarm? Relax!

Honey bees are generally very docile when they swarm.  Swarming is what honey bees do when they are searching for a new home and will generally move on after a few hours.

Click here for additional information if you see a honey bee swarm!