2013 Master Beekeepers

Master Beekeepers

The Master Beekeeper Certification Committee would like to invite qualified EAS members to apply for this year’s certification exam. Persons interested in applying should have a minimum of five years as a serious beekeeper in some aspect of apiary management, such as a very dedicated hobbyist, a commercial beekeeper, working for a commercial beekeeper, or as an apiary inspector. Anyone wishing to take the Master Beekeeper Certification Exam should submit an application and recommendation by mail to: Susan Fariss, EAS Secretary, 142 Cemetery Road, Mocksville, NC 27028, or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The application and recommendation forms can be downloaded from the EAS website or requested from the Secretary. The deadline for application is July 1, 2013. More information about the Master Beekeeper Certification application process and the exam can be found on the Master Beekeeper webpage at www.easternapiculture.org.

This year’s schedule at the conference will include an open review session on Wednesday, August 7, 2013, at 4:00 p.m. The field exam will take place on Wednesday afternoon, before the review and the written, lab, and oral exams will take place on Thursday, August 8, 2013. The Master Beekeeper Certification Committee will be happy to answer questions; our email address is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Master Beekeeper Schedule
Exam Review Wed 4:00-5:30 p.m. Sykes 252
Field Exam Wed noon-5:30 p.m. Beeyard
Exams Thu 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Merion 109 (lab)
Merion 112 (written)
Sykes 306 (oral)
Sykes 303 (oral)
Annual Meeting
(Breakfast working meeting)
Fri 7:00-8:00 a.m. Sykes 252
Exam Review
(Candidates receive scores
and get questions answered)
Fri 4:15-5:00 p.m. Sykes 252

Our Mission Is:
Education and Conferences,
Master Beekeeper Certification,
Honey Bee Research Grants