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Beginning Beekeeping Course Registration
If you are seriously considering keeping honey bees, or have decided to start this spring, this is the course for you! The 6-session Beginning Beekeeper Course will give you the detailed information you need to get started.
The course includes a hands-on field day. A sample of the topics covered includes:
Getting Started in Beekeeping – What you need
Apiary Site Locations, Zoning laws, State registration
Honey Bee Biology and Behavior
Swarming and Its Prevention
Management and best practices for new colonies a
Products of the Hive
Feeding Bees and Local Nectar and Pollen Plants
Honey Bee Pests, Diseases, and Other Problems
And much more – Including demonstrations and hands-on opportunities
Registration for the 2021 Beginning Beekeeping Course is not yet open
When: Starting Wednesday, February 3, 2021
for six consecutive Wednesdays, plus one field day
Registration: $50 Individual, $75 for couple,
$10 children under 14
Complete this form to register for the Beginning Beekeeping course, then select the Submit button to go to the payment page.
Note: Please format your phone number as xxx-xxx-xxxx
# of Children (0 to 4); $10 each:
You will need to obtain a copy of The Beekeeper's Handbook, 4th edition, by Diana Sammataro and Alphonse Avitabile for the course. You can find or order the book at most booksellers.