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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 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:

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16 Responses

  1. Rosalinde Willson
    | Reply

    Haven’t kept bees in 30 yrs and times have changed, so, am seeking a bee keeping class, will you be hosting one this winter?

    • Alan Woods
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      We usually suggest to look into your local beekeeping association for classes. We will do hands on workshops in the spring and summer. I have added you to our newsletter that will have workshop information once we schedule them. Just email us when the workshop is scheduled to reserve a spot.

  2. Michelle Carson
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    Looking to attend a class

  3. Willow Martin
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    I am excited to learn this stuff ..cant wait thank you for doing this class

    • Alan Woods
      | Reply

      We are looking forward to having you.

  4. Jan Diemart
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    I would love to attend your class, I have absolutely no experience in bee keeping, just semi-retired. I have questions, so many questions!

  5. Daniel Atkinson
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    I was recently gifted some hives and will be cleaning them up this weekend. I would like to know when your next class is. If I’m not too late, I would also like to be added to your waiting list for bees as well.

  6. Bobbye Choate
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    I would like to attend your course, very new to beekeeping.

  7. Patti & Roger White
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    We just acquired two used hives and have been busy cleaning them up. We are not sure what all we need new and what we can reuse, but we want to go about it correctly and as naturally as possible. Have been interested in bees for years, but haven’t made the plunge till now. Need all the help and info we can get. We have heard positive reports of your bees and practices and would be interested in any classes and advice you can offer us.

    • Alan Woods
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      We sent you an email on our upcoming class.

  8. Clark
    | Reply

    Wondering when the next class will be any info would be great thanks

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