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1257 County Farm Rd, Ste B.

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Tuesday evenings (not consecutive) plus a field day

Feb. 5, 12, 26; March 5, 12, 26; April 2, 9, 2019 from 6:30--8:30 pm
Falling Creek Center , 1257 County Farm Rd, Ste B., Bedford

Topics covered:
The best ways to acquire bees
Determining the best site for your bees
Equipment and supplies needed
Assembly of hive components
The history of beekeeping
Biology and life cycle of honeybees
Seasonal colony management
Techniques for managing pests and predators to keep healthy colonies
Local flowering plants useful for pollen and honey
Hands-on demo for establishment of new colonies

Tuition includes:
16 hrs Classroom instruction
3 textbooks
CD and Course notebook with lecture printouts and additional resources
1 year's membership in Peaks of Otter Beekeepers
Field day: colony installation and inspection demo (exact date T.B.A.)

Class is taught by an EAS Certified Master Beekeeper

Advance Registration is required
Class size will be limited to 12 family units (spouse and/or children over 9 yrs
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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