learning integrated pest management best practices (mite checks, treatment)
pulling honey for harvest
second season introduction
Participants will have an opportunity to work through the season from; transferring a nuc into a hive, swarm control, splitting hives and methods, adding/ pulling honey supers, feeding, winter preparation, and winterizing.
Basic protection is required this day (gloves, vail or bee jacket/ bee suit). Hive tool and smoker are preferred.
Outcome: Participants will develop a theoretical and practical knowledge of beekeeping confidently and responsibly and/ or improve their beginner level beekeeping practices with a strong focus on hands on experience through one on one instruction.
The Beginner Beekeeping Theory Course is a two part course.
1. Theory May 4th & 5th 2023, (Thursday/ Friday) 6pm-8:30pm
2. Practical May 6th 2023, (Saturday) 9am-2pm
Each can be taken separately, however are most effective taken together as a full course.