02 Ncac 48a .0243          inspections

(a)  Apiary inspectors shall inspect bees at the request of a beekeeper on a first-come, first-serve basis compatible with the weather and the schedule of the inspector.

(b)  Apiary inspectors shall conduct random survey inspections to evaluate bee disease conditions in North Carolina and other inspections as called for in the rules in this Section.

(c)  Apiary inspectors shall inspect for diseases by sampling and submission of the sample for laboratory diagnosis.

(d)  To the extent of available resources, laboratory diagnosis of bee diseases shall be made on samples sent in to the State Apiarist by beekeepers.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 106-638;

Eff. January 1, 2011.