Bee Keeping Class – Full
April 10 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
This four-session series is designed for individuals brand new to beekeeping or those seeking deeper beekeeping knowledge. The four ½ day sessions will take participants through the annual cycle of beekeeping from establishing a hive, caring for bees through the seasons, troubleshooting, harvesting honey and preparing for winter. Each session will be a combination of lecture and hands-on** practice led by knowledgeable instructors. (**Due to COVID-19, hands on will not be available) The class will refer to the book; First Lessons in Beekeeping by Keith Delaplane. It can purchased at most bee stores; Mann Lake, Dadant and on Amazon, but is not necessary to attend the class. Registration refunds will not be given for cancellation of any classes.
- Seasonal honey bee care
- Registering your hive and beekeeping responsibilities
- Using a smoker and live hive inspection
- Introduction to honey bee IPM