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Washington County Beekeepers hold fall bee equipment swap meet

NC GAZETTE / WBRT RADIO
Agriculture News

Sunday, Nov. 3, 2018 — The Washington County Beekeepers Association hosted the Kentucky State University Beehive Autoclave at its Fall Bee Equipment Swap Meet on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, at the Washington County Extension Office.

The event included an “Orientation to Beekeeping” presentation that covered basic information about beekeeping and guidance on becoming a beekeeper.

Doug O’Daniel, WC Beekeepers Association, carries boxes to be loaded for sterilization. Photo submitted.

 

Jacob Vincent, Kentucky State University Autoclave Operator, explains how the equipment processes the equipment during sterilization. Photo provided.

 

Hal Blakenship from the WC Beekeepers Association demonstrates and explains the beesuit and related equipment. Photo provided.

 

Autoclave and equipment to be sterilized set up and ready to go. Photo provided.

 

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