Beekeeping Course April 8 & 15


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Beekeeping Course April 8 & 15

Beekeeping Course April 8 & 15
Product Code: Beekeeping Course April 8 & 15
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Price: $195.00
Price in reward points: 13500
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2 Sunday classes from 9am - 4pm.

Day 1 Sunday

April 8, 2018

Intro to Beekeeping Check List:  Introduction to Beekeeping, How much work is IT. 
The Colony’ Honey Bee- Life Cycle: Queen, Workers, Drones
 Hive Parts Terminology: Hive Box Assembly & Tools. Parts and Uses in Hive. 
Diseases, Pests and Treatments: Organic & Conventional- Pests- Mites, Diseases. When to treat or not to treat.

Day 2 - Sunday 

April 15, 2018

Yearly Calendar: How to care for hive through the year.
On Hive Inspection: Packages/ Nucs/ Swarms. Starting a nuc, Making a split,  Re-queening 

Honey Extraction & Bottling: How and when to Extract Honey. Extracting equipment. Bottle, labeling and beeswax

Class will be working hands on in BeeYard handling the Bees.  
Beekeeping Basics textbook (Penn State Extension's) and handouts will be given out.
Coffee and tea with morning snacks 
Lunch time will be Pizza served.




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