WASBA New Beekeepers Class
Over the five weeks we will look at :
Chapter 1 – Bee Hives, Protective Clothing, Tools, Site Location, Journal – The types of hives and Beekeeping equipment.
Chapter 2 – Honey Bees – The breeds, classes and ways bees are delivered.
Chapter 3 – Supplemental Feed – The different types of feeders and feeds.
Chapter 4 – Installing a Package – How to install a package of bees.
Chapter 5 – Monitoring the Hive – How, when and what to look for when inspecting the hive.
Chapter 6 – Swarms – Why bees swarms and ways to deal with swarming.
Chapter 7 – The Honey Flow – The honey bees as they bring in the nectar flow and the Beekeepers responsibility there in.
Chapter 8 – Honey – Ways to produce, extract and harvest honey while maintaining enough honey for the bees to overwinter.
Chapter 9 – Preparing for Overwintering – The process of preparing, treating and getting hives through the winter.
Chapter 10 – Pests and Diseases – The most common and destructive pest affecting the honey bees today.
If you are interested in attending this class please email us at [email protected] This class is on a first come first serve basis at a cost of $40.00 a person. Participants who complete this course and receive the WASBA New Beekeeper .Certificate. If you are interested please email: [email protected]