A second benefit offered to association members is the ability to order Nucleus Colonies (Nucs) at a reduced price. These five frame Nucs are produced in Yuba City and Modesto California using open mated daughters of a premium New World Carniolan Queen.

Nucs are an ideal way for a new beekeeper to get started, or to expand your apiary. You just transfer the 5 Nuc frames into an 8 or 10 frame deep and you have a growing colony with a laying queen and hatching brood on day 1.

Orders for nucs will be taken at our meeting in January, with delivery early in May. Watch this space for more information on 2018 ordering and delivery.