Know who to contact - SC has several agencies that deal with honey bees, each with a different aspect. Please look over the chart below to make sure you contact the appropriate resource - time can be of the essence and contacting the wrong agency will likely lead to a delay.

SC agencies dealing with honey bees:

Clemson University Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)

Clemson University Department of Plant Industry (DPI)

Clemson’s Hive Mapping/Bee Stewardship Program (see more information on News page)

Beekeeper portal:

Pesticide applicator portal:

If you have a swarm of bees at your house that you would like to relocate, please contact your local beekeeping association for assistance:

If you have questions related to homeowner and garden issues, please contact Clemson's Home and Garden Information Center (HGIC):