Beekeeping Education

Stayed tuned for the 2018 Beginner and Intermediate Beekeeping classes! We will finalize our class schedule in the fall for the winter months.

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Workshops:

 

Pest & Disease Management Class

Do pests and diseases get you down or just down right confused?!

Our workshop will focus on identifying some of the major health issues facing honey bees, including varroa mites, nosema, American foulbrood, viruses, small hive beetle, and minor pests.

The workshop will be held in Scottsville – location to TBD.

Where: Scottsville, VA

Cost: $10.00 per person

When: Two dates/times to choose from!

July 20, 2017 (Thursday) 6:30-8:00pm

or

July 22, 2017 (Saturday) 9:00-10:30am

How: Please pre-register online, over the phone, or in the store

 

Overwintering Colonies Workshop

Join us for a workshop focused on proper preparation for winter and early spring as a beekeeper. The class is expected to last approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. We have two separate dates available – it is not a two session workshop.

Topics to be discussed:

  • Fall Treatment Options
  • Honey Needs for the Overwintering Colony
  • Winterizing the Apiary
  • Your Role as a Beekeeping in the Cold Months
  • The First Spring Inspection and Spring Colony Buildup

Where: Scottsville, VA

Cost: $10.00 per person

When: Two dates/times to choose from!

August 17, 2017 (Thursday) 6:30-8:00pm

or

August 19, 2017 (Saturday) 9:00-10:30am

How: Please pre-register online, over the phone, or in the store