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Beekeeping 102

Beekeeping 102

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$30.00
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Our current class schedule is :  Saturday, February 23, 10am -2pm

This class is a continuation of Beekeeping 101. If you have some familiarity with beekeeping you will be comfortable in this class without Beekeeping 101.  It will cover:

Installation:
This section reviews the three ways to acquire bees: packages of bees, nucleus hives, and swarms. It reviews the pros and cons of each method. It also covers installation of package bees, nucleus hives, and swarms. It also discusses what to do if the installation goes wrong.

Managing the First Season:

This section discusses feeding methods, hive inspection methods, remote hive monitoring, recognizing pests, diseases, and other signs of trouble. It also discusses techniques to preempt problems in the hive