Whether you are keeping bees now or will be in the next season or two, taking a beekeeping class can make the difference on how well your bees survive the challenges. Today’s beekeeper must be educated and armed with the knowledge and skills for better beekeeping. You’ll learn about basic honey bee anatomy, biology, bee stings, honey and other resources from the hive, common pests and diseases, hive equipment, seasonal management, and how to harvest honey. Learn the entire process of keeping honey bees. We’ll show you how to install a package of bees, how to inspect a hive, what to look for and how to manage your colonies for maximum honey production.
Instructors: Vicki & Gary Schaaf, Northland Beekeepers
Tuesdays, October 17 & 24, 2017
5:30 – 8:30pm
Webster High School – IMC
Course Fee: $25