Forsyth County Beekeepers Association September Meeting @ The Forsyth County Cooperative Extension Building
Potluck Dinner: 5:30 pm
Meeting: 6:30 pm
Presentation: 7:00 pm and Honey Contest compare your honey with fellow members traditional and black jar (Details TBA)
Our Speaker will be James Wilkes who will be speaking on Hives Tracts and How to Use the Program
Hive Tracks is beekeeping software created by beekeepers for beekeepers with the goal of improving the quality and experience of beekeeping for everyone. It is a web application, which simply means you can access the Hive Tracks software through a web address, hivetracks.com, using any internet enabled device including smart phones and tablets
BIO: James Wilkes is Co founder of Hives tracks. He is Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC, where I have been teaching for 23 years and I have a PhD in computer science. My wife and eight children and I live in Creston, NC, which is very close to Boone, on Faith Mountain Farm. We are sideliner beekeepers as part of our farm business with about a 100 hives, although we had about 40 hives when Hive Tracks was born on a snowy afternoon in late February 2009. His cofounder of Hive Tracts is Mark Henson is a professional software engineer. Today their program is used internationally.